The court classified the trial of a friend Evgenia Vasilyeva


Presnensky court classified the supernumerary process of the case of JSC “Oboronservis” Catherine Smetana. About it reported in a press-service of the court. The hearing Wednesday began behind closed doors, journalists were not allowed, and the courtroom.

As explained by the interlocutor of the Agency, smetana under goszaschitoy and to ensure its security, the court decided to classify the trial.

According to the materials of the case, smetana headed the company “Center of legal support Expert”, which the prosecution believes is controlled by Vasilyeva. This firm has acted as an agent when conducting transactions on the sale of assets of the Ministry of defence and in the opinion of the prosecution illegally received Agency fees in the amount of 5% of the transaction.

Smetana was detained in October 2012. Just after she has given grateful evidences and has concluded a deal with the investigation, and charges were brought against Vasilyeva.

In may 2015, Presnensky court of capital recognised Vasilyev guilty on a number of episodes and was sentenced to five years in prison. Two months later, Vasilyev was released on parole.