In the US, protection of the Russian Nikulin waiting for an offer to the prosecution of a plea deal

© RIA Novostiukraine Nikulin. Archival photoIn the US, protection of the Russian Nikulin waiting for an offer to the prosecution of a plea deal© RIA Novosti

The protection of Russian citizen Evgeny Nikulin, who is accused in the U.S. of the hacking of a number of social media including LinkedIn, why not make the terms of plea bargain and waiting for the counter offer of the charges, told RIA Novosti his lawyer Arkady Bukh.

«We’re always trying to see what offer the prosecution. Based on this, we will examine what is best for our customer,» said Boo. At this stage, according to him, the possibility of the deal has not yet considered up to this were at least a few months.

A plea bargain involves a guilty plea — usually only on the charges, in exchange for a reduction of the maximum sentence.

According to the lawyer, protection intends to study a large amount of evidence — «a few terabytes of information.» Bukh also said that he intends to meet with Nikulin on Tuesday, and shortly thereafter to meet with the prosecutors.

The lawyer expressed the hope that Nikulin won’t have to face a lot of prison term, because the number of casualties is limited. However, a few sane Nikulin criminal episodes «pull» for a period of five to ten years.

Detained in October 2016 in Prague and accused of hacking in Russia and the United States Nikulin at the end of March by the decision of the head of the Czech Ministry of justice was issued in the United States. According to us media, the Russians detained in jail in San Francisco. Nikulin pleaded not guilty.

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