Complaint Submitted by Andrey Borodins Defence

Attn: Lieutenant-General (Police) V.V. Kozhokar,

Head, Investigative Department, RF Interior Ministry

[from] attorneys

M.S. Dolomanov

Law firm «Dolomanov and Partners»,

14/17 Pokrovsky Blvd., Bldg. 1, Suite 9, Moscow, 101000

V.N. Krasnov

Law firm «Gauf and Partners»

7 B. Strochenovsky Lane, Moscow, 115054

D.V. Kharitonov

Law firm «Gridnev and Partners»

1 Golutvinsky Lane, Domus Business center, Suite 9, Moscow, 119180

In defense of A.F. Borodin


(as per Art. 124 of the RF CCP)

On September 29, 2011, the head of the investigative group handling criminal case №89816 issued an order to indict A.F. Borodin as a defendant whereby he was charged with committing the crime contemplated in part 4, Art. 159 of the RF CC.
We will show below that charging A.F. Borodin with committing fraud is knowingly false, whereas the order to indict him as a defendant (subsequently, “the Indictment”) is inconsistent with the provisions of part 4, Art. 7 and Art. 171 of the RF CCP. In particular, it fails to describe properly circumstances subject to proof due to the rules contained in paragraphs1-4, Art. 73 of the RF CCP, which significantly infringes on the right to defense and, therefore, evidences a violation of guarantees afforded A.F. Borodin [under] Art. 46 (part 1), Art. 48 (part 1) of the RF Constitution, Art. 11 of the RF CCP. Continue reading