18 May 2012, 18:06

Russia's Supreme Court dismisses Khodorkovsky appeal

Russia's Supreme Court dismisses Khodorkovsky appeal

The Russian Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Khodorkovsky in relation to the second set of criminal charges, the official Supreme Court website stated today. Former "Yukos" head Khodorkovsky and the former head of “Menatep” Lebedev have been convicted for tax evasion and fraud.

The Russian Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Khodorkovsky in relation to the second set of criminal charges, the official Supreme Court website stated today.

Former "Yukos" head Khodorkovsky and the former head of “Menatep” Lebedev have been convicted for tax evasion and fraud.     

The judgment was handed down on May 15.

RIA

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