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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Russian oil magnate guilty on seven charges
David Shucosky at 8:54 AM ET

[JURIST] Russian oil magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky [Wikipedia profile] was found guilty of all seven charges of tax evasion, fraud and embezzlementafter the Moscow court on Tuesday finished reading the verdict it began announcing on Monday [JURIST report]. The court will rule Wednesday on another charge [MosNews report] relating to alleged theft of a 20-percent stake in a fertilizer plant that the defense team says has expired under the statute of limitations.






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