He was sentenced to imprisonment in the case of Yves Rocher.Oleg Navalny. Photo by Maxim Shypenkov, EPA / Scanpix / LETA
Oleg Navalny, the brother of Aleksey Navalny’s policy, was released from the correctional colony No. 5 in the Orel region. This was reported by Novaya Gazeta.
Navalny spent 3,5 years in the colony under the article “fraud in the sphere of entrepreneurial activity” (part 3 of Article 159.4 of the Criminal Code).
According to the “Rain”, to meet Navalny came his wife Victoria, brother, as well as employees of the Anti-Corruption Fund.
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In December 2014, Zamoskvoretsky Court of Moscow issued Navalny a conviction in the case of “Yves Rocher”, which was initiated as early as December 2012. Alexei received 3.5 years of suspended term, and Oleg – 3.5 years of real, they were found guilty of fraud.
According to the verdict, the Navalny brothers kidnapped 26.8 million rubles from the company “Yves Rocher” and 4.5 million rubles from the IPC. According to the investigation, they deceived the Russian representative office of “Yves Rocher” (“Yves Rocher East”), as well as the “Multidisciplinary Processing Company” (IPC), an intermediary in the provision of logistics services – its Glavpodpiska.
Oleg Navalny wrote in “Facebook” about repeated pressure from the administration of the colony. He also repeatedly filed for parole, but the court refused him. For 3.5 years in the colony Navalny managed to launch the project Tattoos from Russian Prison, drew sketches of tattoos and received a second higher legal education in the correctional institution.