A Moscow court has approved a petition by the Prosecutor General and extended former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovksky's custody until March 25. Khodorkovsky's attorney Henrikh Padva told Rosbalt that the defense intends to appeal the Moscow Basmanny court's decision.
Khodorkovsky is accused of tax evasion and fraud. He was arrested on October 25 at Novosibirsk's Tolmachevo airport and delivered to a Moscow jail, where he has since remained.
Twenty years later, the cause of death of 118 Kursk submariners remains a mystery. the Russian navy was unable to save the dying men.