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Russian Tycoon Lebedev Charged With Hooliganism

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Russia’s top investigative agency says it has filed criminal charges against billionaire Kremlin critic Alexander Lebedev for punching another businessman on a televised talk show last year. The State Investigative Committee said Wednesday it has charged Lebedev with assault and hooliganism for punching Sergei Polonsky and causing bodily harm. If convicted, he faces up to […]

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Russian Court Denies Lebedev Parole Request

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian court has rejected the parole request of Platon Lebedev, the business partner of jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Judge Nikolai Raspopov handed down the decision Wednesday in a court in the northwestern town of Velsk. The ruling means Lebedev, jailed since 2003, will remain in prison until the end of his sentence […]

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