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the Public prosecutor asks 4 figurants " crab business " from 4,5 till 6 years

the Public prosecutor in a course debate of the parties has asked Moscow City Court to sentence figurants " crab business " 2 imprisonment for the term from 4,5 till six years, has informed " News " the lawyer of one of accused Natalia Olejnik.

As she said, - six years - the state charge party has asked to appoint the biggest term of punishment to the first deputy of head Goskomrybolovstva of the Russian Federation Yury Moskaltsovu. Victoria Tihachevu the public prosecutor has asked to sentence the former adviser of the Magadan governor to 5,5 years of imprisonment. In the form of the conclusion for the term of 4,5 years the state accuser has asked to appoint punishment to the director of the Magadan scientific research institute of a fish economy and oceanography to Alexander Rogatnyh.

the Moscow City Court will announce a sentence on the given case on April, 13th, has added Olejnik.

" Crab business " It has been raised in frameworks of investigation of murder of the governor of the Magadan area of Valentine Tsvetkova which has been made in the autumn of 2002 in Moscow. Accused three - the former adviser of the Magadan governor Victoria Tihacheva, the director of the Magadan scientific research institute of a fish economy and oceanography Alexander Rogatnyh and the first deputy of head Goskomrybolovstva of the Russian Federation Yury Moskaltsov. Article 159 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (plunder by swindle) is incriminated to All of them.

Tihachevoj and to other figurants of business is made transfer to four commercial enterprises of quotas on catching of a crab - striguna and the trumpeter, allocated Magadan the NIRO. The damage from their actions, according to the investigation, has made $39 million. Tihacheva and Rogatnyh are in custody, to Moskaltsovu the preventive punishment in the form of a subscription ABT nevyezde is selected.