The Supreme court will hear the appeal on the decision on granting Armenia a Hollywood producer

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The Supreme court on Wednesday will consider an appeal against the decision of the Prosecutor General on the results of a Hollywood film producer Stepan Martirosyan of Armenia, where he is held on charges of fraud, told RIA Novosti in court.

The hearing is scheduled for 10:00.

Earlier, lawyer, Dmitry Roshchin told RIA Novosti that the complaint against the decision of the Prosecutor General about the results men in Armenia to criminal responsibility will be considered the armed forces again. 19 April 2018 the Supreme court reversed the decision of the Moscow city court on extradition producer in Armenia and sent the case for retrial, however, the solution of GP was once again recognized as legitimate.

Martirosyan, living in the US, as Executive producer, he participated in the creation of feature films «the Survivors» and «City of Vice» with mark Wahlberg in the lead roles and the films «Patrol», «Frozen ground» and «escape Plan», which was played by Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jake Gyllenhaal. According to him, in 2001 he worked as General Manager for investments, real estate and the film business in the company of the businessman Vitaly Grigoryants, Chairman of the Board of «Armbusinessbank»CJSC.

From October 2017, the 59-year-old producer held in a Moscow detention center No. 4 («Medved») due to the request of Armenia for his extradition for bringing to criminal liability in fact committed fraud. From the materials of the court, it follows that we are talking about the embezzlement of property in especially large size in the period from 2011 to 2013. Martirosyan accused that he embezzled $ 50 million allocated for the purchase of rights to films. The initiation of criminal proceedings in Armenia is connected with the presence in Yerevan of the head office of «Armbusinessbank». Roshchin and his client believe that the prosecution film producer at home fabricated that the accused could not remove positive film about the President of Russia with the participation of Hollywood stars. Roshchin noted that «the detention Martirosyan is a provocation, initiated by US intelligence agencies to disrupt the shooting of his movie».

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