The court will begin the trial of the former head of «RUSNANO» Melamed

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotobanka-the head of state Corporation Rosnano, Leonid Melamed. Archival photoThe court will begin the trial of the former head of «RUSNANO» Melamed© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Cheremushkinskiy Moscow court on Friday will hold preliminary hearings on business of former head of «RUSNANO» Leonid Melamed and chief financial officer of the Corporation Svyatoslav Ponurov, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the court Irena Kobzeva.

According to the law, this stage of the trial is held behind closed doors.

Melamed and Bowed are accused of embezzling more than 220 million rubles, now they are free because the period of detention during the investigation phase has expired. To them threatens till 10 years of imprisonment.

Earlier, the Prosecutor General announced that he refused to approve the indictment in the case of Melamed and Ponurova due to «gross violations of the criminal procedural law» and directs the materials of the RF IC for further investigation.

However, after a few hours, the Agency said that Yury Chaika reversed the decision of his Deputy Viktor grin and sent the case to court. This decision, said the official representative of the GP of the Russian Federation Alexander Kurennoy, made «after further study of the materials of the criminal case».

Under version SK the Russian Federation in 2007-2009 Melamed, as well as being a co-owner of the investment financial Corporation «Alemar», organized conclusion by the Corporation «Rosnano» with this firm the contract for providing Advisory services, under the guise that his former Deputy, Andrey Malyshev and Bowed by the decision of a Melamed in six months, illegally transferred more than 220 million rubles.

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