Rus News Journal

Scandal round YUKOS: the new facts

During the search spent yesterday in settlement Zhukovka in the structures under control to YUKOS, have been withdrawn the documents testifying to presence at a number of shareholders MFO Menatep currency accounts abroad, the Central Banks of the Russian Federation opened under the licence, lawyer Anton Drel has informed.
as he said, all withdrawn documents are lawful, among them, in particular, a copy of the licence of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on currency account opening abroad Platon Lebedev, auditor reports on the YUKOS activity, assured by company PricewaterhouseCoopers. A.Drel has noticed that these documents have been withdrawn with law infringement as were the confidential lawyer documentation.
on it the president of lawyer chamber of Moscow lawyer Henry Reznik has declared that as soon as the Office of Public Prosecutor will try to use illegally received information, lawyers will appeal against against its actions, and the court should recognise actions of Office of Public Prosecutor inadmissible. He has underlined that information reception through the lawyer file is strictly forbidden by the law.
earlier in management of the information and public relations of the State Office of Public Prosecutor informed that inspectors of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation during a search in business - the centre in settlement Zhukovka have withdrawn also one of the servers belonging NK YUKOS . Under the version of the investigation, on it about financial streams of the company, as the data is stored in Russia, and abroad. The YUKOS server was in an office of the deputy of the State Duma Vladimir Dubova.
As have noted in the State Office of Public Prosecutor, from an office of lawyer A.Drelja folders with documents and materials, including correspondence on financial questions of the company have been withdrawn. As have specified in the State Office of Public Prosecutor, from materials follows that A.Drel quite often acted in financial operations as the physical person, and as the private businessman. Documents testify that And. Drill was the private adviser in financial transactions of the offshore companies operating in territory of Russia, have underlined in the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation.
in an office of the lawyer the file on P.Lebedev`s business also was revealed. Thus in the State Office of Public Prosecutor have noticed that the file did not look round and was not withdrawn. A.Drelja`s personal safe was not opened also.
today the Lawyer chamber of Moscow has declared the resolute protest against actions of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation during search carrying out at office of the lawyer of YUKOS Anton Drelja. About it on air of radio Echo Moscow the president of lawyer chamber of Moscow Henry Reznik has informed.
As he said, the search in an office of the lawyer can be spent, when there is data that documents and subjects of criminal activity there are covered. But under no circumstances it is impossible to get into lawyer office-work, the head of capital lawyer chamber has underlined. G.Reznik has noticed that Demonstrative removal of the lawyer during a search at its office representatives of the State Office of Public Prosecutor dishonours the country as a lawful state .