Recovery from opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the former head of the “Vyatka forest company” Peter ofitserova and ex-Director of “Kirovles” Vyacheslav Opalev, who was accused of embezzling 16 million rubles from “Kirovles”, was cancelled by the decision of the Moscow city court. About it to Agency “Interfax” reported the representative of the court.
“The Board of appeals overturned the decision of the court of first instance and defined in the claim of the plaintiff to refuse”, — said the interlocutor of the edition.
This information was confirmed by the lawyer Bulk Vadim Kobzev. “The Supreme court overturned the verdict on the claim of “Kirovles”, — he noted, adding that “today’s decision on this suit set point”,
An action for the recovery of funds from Navalny, Ofitserov and Opalev was satisfied Nikulinskiy court of Moscow in October 2015.
In July, the Leninsky court of Kirov also found them guilty of embezzlement of property of “Kirovles”. According to the court, Navalny was sentenced to five years probation, Officers — to four years probation. Opalev also received four years probation, 24 December 2012.
The European court of human rights (ECHR), in turn, on 23 February ruled that Russian courts had violated the rights of Navalny and Ofitserov to a fair trial and recognized the convicted guilty to a crime that was committing acts that are indistinguishable from legitimate business. “In other words, there has been an arbitrary interpretation of the law in violation of the rights of the accused”, — noted in the decision of the court.
In November in connection with the decision of the ECHR the proceedings in the “case of Kirovec” was resumed. Then the conviction of Navalny and Ofitserova overturned the Presidium of the Russian Supreme court.
Later in the ECHR refused to consider the appeal of Russia on the decision of the court. In addition, according to the decision of an international Tribunal as compensation, Russia must pay Navalny and Ofitserova in total more than €80 thousand