Source Pravda.Ru

Prosecutor General's Office brings charges against Mikhail Khodorkovsky

The department of information and public relations of the Russian Prosecutor General's Office reported to RIA Novosti that the Office brought charges against Mikhail Khodorkovsky, CEO of the Yukos oil company on several articles of the Russian Criminal Code.

The department officials specified that Khodorkovsky was charged with embezzlement of property by means of deceit as part of an organized group; persistent non-fulfillment by commercial organization representatives of court rulings which entered into force; inflicting, by means of deceit, property damages to owners; repeated evasion by a group of people upon preliminary collusion of large-scale payments of corporate taxes; evasion by a physical person of large-scale tax payments or insurance contributions into state extra-budgetary funds; repeated forgery of official documents; embezzlement of property.