Khodorkovsky and Lebedev were sentenced to 13.5 years

The former owners of the Russian company Yukos will hold a total of imprisoned for 14 years. A sentence may be appealed in cassation within 10 days.

According to "Interfax", the sentence says that the persons involved were found guilty under Section 3 of Article 160 (theft) of the Criminal Code and Part 3 of Article 174 (legalization) of the Criminal Code.

The Court ruled that the penalty figuranthere will be run from February 2007, but they will be credited the time that happened in the first term, that is actually the punishment will be counted from 2003.

Thus Khodorkovsky and Lebedev are to be released in 2017.

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