Died convicted in the «case of Kirovec» Petr Ofitserov

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in fotobabble Director of the Vyatka forest company Peter Ofitserov. Archival photoDied convicted in the «case of Kirovec» Petr Ofitserov© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

The Russian businessman Petr Ofitserov, who was convicted earlier in the «case of Kirovec», has died, said his lawyer Svetlana Davydova.

«The thirteenth of July 2018 died Pyotr Ofitserov. The date, time and place of farewell to the family of Peter informs all sympathetic later,» wrote Davidoff in Facebook.

According to investigators, Alexei Navalny and businessman Pyotr Ofitserov organized a supply agreement with forestry unitary enterprise «Kirovles» on obviously unprofitable conditions for the latter, and then spent transferred under this agreement, the timber 16.1 million rubles.

The case of «Kirovles» was considered by the court twice during the first process, a former adviser to the Kirov region Governor on a voluntary basis Bulk, not pleaded guilty and believes the case is politically motivated, received a five-year suspended sentence. Officers received four years in prison.

Then the conviction was overturned by the Supreme court after the decision of the European court of human rights, which found violations of the rights of defendants at trial, but did not find political motivation. During the re-trial of Navalny on the case of «Kirovles», was sentenced to five years probation, the sentencing in may was lawful and justified. Ofitserova real term was replaced by a conditional.