Criminal case against Vladimir Yevtushenkov discontinued

Moscow. January 14. Criminal proceedings against the majority shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of AFK “Sistema” of Vladimir Yevtushenkov upon the acquisition of shares of enterprises of the Bashkir fuel and Energy complex closed in connection with absence of structure of a crime, the report said ROS.

Yevtushenkov was suspected in the legalization of stolen assets by the purchase companies of Bastakia, the entrepreneur spent three months under house arrest. The arrest was filmed on 17 December 2014.

In October 2014, Bashneft, owned by Sistema, the court became the property of the state. The court decided that the shares of companies of the Bashkir fuel and Energy complex in the 90-ies were illegally anchored in the regional property, and therefore all subsequent transactions with them was negligible.

However, the court did not require AFC to dividends received by a Corporation for the ownership of the companies Bastaki – about 120 billion roubles. Moreover, AFC sued to 70.7 billion rubles from the seller of assets of OOO “Ural-invest”, which is considered to be affiliated with the family of the former President of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov.