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the Moscow City Court will consider the complaint to Vasily Aleksanjana`s arrest on April, 26th

Moscow City Court on April, 26th will consider the complaint to arrest of the executive vice-president of YUKOS Vasily Aleksanjana, its lawyer Gevorg Dangjan has informed News.

" In the appeal I ask to change to my client a measure presecheija from holding in custody on NE another, not connected with imprisonment " - the lawyer has told.

Dangjan 2 has told that on April, 24th the Moscow City Court will consider its complaint to the decision of Simonovsky court of Moscow which has considered that at actions of Aleksanjana there is a crime structure. Thus, the court has allowed the State Office of Public Prosecutor to involve the executive vice-president of YUKOS as the accused. Aleksanjan and its lawyer have disagreed with a judgement and have appealed against against it in higher instance.

Basmanny Court of Moscow authorised on April, 7th arrest of the executive vice-president of YUKOS Vasily Aleksanjana. Thus, the court has satisfied the petition of the State Office of Public Prosecutor for election accused a preventive punishment in the form of imprisonment.

" Aleksanjan has high enough educational level, as a part of the organised group it long time and completely not casually committed the crimes concerning a category heavy " - so public prosecutor Valery Lahtin has proved necessity of arrest.

It has reminded that the Criminal code provides punishment for these crimes in the form of the conclusion for the term from 10 till 15 years.

According to the public prosecutor, at clearing of Aleksanjan could abscond, and already made such attempt, to threaten witnesses, to destroy documents or otherwise to prevent a legal investigation.

Vasily Aleksanjan has been detained on April, 6th in Moscow. According to the lawyer, detained delivered in the State Office of Public Prosecutor where interrogation was spent. Accusation under article 160 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (assignment or waste) and article 174 is brought to it. 1 criminal codes of Russian Federation (legalisation (washing up) money resources).

According to the State Office of Public Prosecutor, Aleksanjan has stolen property of Open Society Tomskneft, and also plunder of actions of oil refining and oil-extracting companies VNK. " By calculations of the State Office of Public Prosecutor, actions of Aleksanjana had been caused a damage for the sum over 12 billion roubles " - Dangjan has told.

He 2 has informed that the State Office of Public Prosecutor suspects its client of illegal legalisation of money resources, than the damage for the sum of 12,7 billion roubles has been caused.

On Thursday the Simonovsky court of Moscow has agreed to attraction of Aleksanjana as accused on the case of waste of money resources. Thus, the court has satisfied representation of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation.

According to the State Office of Public Prosecutor, Aleksanjan together with Nevzlinym, Gololobovym and Bahminoj stole actions of oil refining and oil-extracting companies VNK, and also was engaged in property legalisation.

" As a result of their actions the Tomskneft property for the sum over 8 billion roubles has been appropriated, 2 Aleksanjan has illegally taken hold of actions VNK for the sum more than 12 billion 700 thousand roubles, and in December, 1998 made legalisation of the stolen actions in two stages " - Lahtin has told.

He has noticed that accomplices of a crime - Nevzlin and Gololobov - have absconded. According to the public prosecutor, at clearing of Aleksanjan can co-ordinate the position with Nevzlinym and Gololobovym who are in the international search.

According to Lahtina, at office Gololobova has been withdrawn a diskette where it is described how it is necessary itself to a message at detention how it is possible to put pressure upon witnesses and inspectors, to involve interest of mass-media, and also to duck out.