Protection ex-the Governor of Sakhalin urged the court to approach the matter without formalism

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Escaparate in photobacteria court in the case of former Governor of the Sakhalin region Alexander Horoshavin. Archival photoProtection ex-the Governor of Sakhalin urged the court to approach the matter without formalism© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Escaparate the image Bank

Protection of the former Governor of the Sakhalin region Alexander Horoshavin in the debate on Monday asked the court to approach the matter without the formalism, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«Recently, a clever, but far from the law man asked me why we fight, why we present arguments, evidence, wasting strength, because the outcome of the case and so clear. Perhaps, indeed, the outcome of the case is clear, and everything is resolved, but I believe that the point in this case is not supplied and it’ll put you, — said Artyukhov, referring to judge. But we cannot allow the formalism in this case because we are talking about people and their lives. We lawyers, as professionals have to respect his business and first of all the law,» said lawyer Olga Artyukhova.

According to her, from the calculation investigation, one is unlikely to find a volunteer who would dare to go against the approved indictment of the Deputy attorney-General (Victor) green, who also confirmed the indictment against former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev.

Artyukhov said that, despite the number of charges against her client episodes, they are all the same. «This is an example of classical artificial simulation of charge that is expressly prohibited by law. The basis of the charges against him were delivered revolutionary expediency on the background of a declared combat corruption,» she said, adding that this is evidenced by contradictory evidence, as well as «written as a blueprint» of witness statements.

The closure of criminal cases against the latter due to the active repentance she called know-how of the main investigation Department.

«No physical evidence in the case. Somewhere that the pump was seized and exhibited in the media,» — said Artyukhov.

The debate of the defender of the main defendant in the case will end on Tuesday.

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