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the Moscow City Court recognised as lawful a sentence concerning Alexey Kurtsina

Moscow City Court recognised as lawful a sentence concerning the assistant upravdelami YUKOS - Moscow Alexey Kurtsina denounced for 14 years of imprisonment for legalisation of money resources.

Thus, the court has refused satisfaction of appeals of the party of protection.

As the correspondent of News broadcasts, at the same time, the court has lowered punishment to three of nine denounced. To Sergey Baldykovu and Nikolay Juminu from six punishment is lowered to four years of imprisonment, to Dmitry Shlensky is lowered W 11 to five years of imprisonment.

In appeals protection insisted to cancel a verdict of guilty and to stop manufacture on business. According to lawyers, the crime is not seen in actions of their clients.

Meanwhile, state accusers insisted on a recognition lawful a sentence of the Lefortovsky court which has been taken out on November, 28th, 2005.

Session on business lasted 2,5 hours.

the Lefortovsky court of Moscow has taken out on December, 1st, 2005 a verdict of guilty and has appointed to all defendants on business YUKOS - Moscow a real measure of punishment. Eight of nine businessmen passing on business are sentenced to terms from two till 13 years of imprisonment.

Under the version of the investigation, Kurtsin together with a wanted senior vice-president YUKOS - Moscow Michael Trushinym " washed " money through fictitious welfare funds. From bills of the company under the pretext of the charitable help to public organisations and funds it has been listed, and then it is legalised 342 million roubles, considers a consequence.

Under its data, businessmen registered the charitable organisations in Moscow, Tula, Volgograd, Nizhni Novgorod, Ivanov, Kaluga, Rostov-on-Don, Vladimir, Izhevsk and Neftekamsk. The consequence asserts that the basic part of the listed money then was passed Trushinu and Kurtsinu.

denounced have been recognised by guilty on all 13 - ti to charge episodes. Besides, to Kurtsinu both two businessmen Alexey Aleksandrovu and Igor Goncharov the penalty in one million roubles is appointed.

the Victim on business recognises the company Yuganskneftegaz which during proceeding did not show any claim requirements.