Russian court rules against Lebedev’s parole appeal

An Arkhangelsk regional court ruled that the earlier refused parole petition by ex-Yukos executive Platon Lebedev was legal, and his current appeal was again refused. Lebedev and his business partner Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man, were sentenced to remain in jail until 2016 after a second trial in December. They were first jailed in […]