Each defendant was also fined 500 thousand rubles.
The judge of Lenin district court of Kirov Alexei vtyurin sentenced politician Alexei Navalny to five years probation in the case of “Kirovles”. The second defendant Pyotr Ofitserov received a four year suspended sentence.
Each defendant was also fined 500 thousand rubles. The court’s decision is fully consistent with the punishment for the defendants requested the prosecution.
Navalny said that the reasoning part of the verdict did not differ from the decisions made at the first trial in the case of “Kirovles”.
Navalny and Ofitserov were found guilty that they forced the management “Kirovles” to sell their goods at a lower price, then to get profit on resale.
A guilty verdict will not allow Alexei Navalny to participate in the presidential elections in 2018. Such a right had after the cancellation of the first verdict in the case of “Kirovles”.
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