Employees Evgeny Buryakov was charged in the US in the work to foreign government only on the basis of their position. The defense's arguments about the impropriety of similar findings by the Federal court for the southern district of new York dismissed. The Russian citizen faces up to 15 years in prison.
The employee of the American branch of Vnesheconombank Evgeny Buryakov was arrested by United States authorities on 2 charges - illegal work for the Russian government on the ground of the power and in cahoots with this purpose. Later, he among other things was charged gripe in the work of the foreign intelligence Service of the Russian Federation on the ground of the United States. With all of this, one of the main evidence of guilt for the American side is that the banker was not notified about his own contacts with the Russian Federation.
Protection of Russian citizen filed a motion seeking dismissal of the charges and close the case. Lawyer Scott Hershman announced that Vnesheconombank is fully subject to the national definition of "foreign government", reports RIA Novosti. He sent in the clear Charter indicated that "the web is considered to be the Corporation is fully owned by Russia who were under the control of the President of the Russian Federation, which is the promotion of competitiveness of Russian economy".
In this regard, Burakovo, who is Deputy adept of Vnesheconombank in the USA, you don't need to undergo additional registration procedures, according to the defense. The Tribunal in new York, however, did not deny the accusations of the authorities of the United States. The businessman from Russia could face up to 15 years in prison.
A similar position has disappointed the Russian side. "Sadly, reasoned arguments for the protection of the innocence of Evgeny Buryakov against him by the complaints Tribunal taken into account were not", - noted in the General representation of Russia. Adept diplomatic mission added that the court session with the participation of jurors will be held on 7 December 2015, and the Russian Consulate General in new York will continue to closely monitor the progress of the process.
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