The Attorney General intends to bring formal charges against YUKOS-Moscow President Vasily Shakhnovsky for evading taxes. The Attorney General's press service told Rosbalt yesterday that is being accused of evading taxes for the period of 1998-2000. The total tax amount was estimated at approximately USD one million. The office tends to file a formal request to prevent Shakhnovsky from leaving the country, until the accusations are resolved.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war