Criminal case against Navalny passed for further investigation to Volga federal district investigations department

On the instructions of the leadership of the Russia’s Investigative Committee the decision by the investigations department in the Kirov region to close the criminal case against Alexey Navalny, initiated in May 2012 over crime under part 3 of article 165 of the RF Criminal Code (infliction of damage on property by deceit or breach of trust without stealing), has been abolished.

According to the investigators, in 2009, Navalny, being an honorary advisor to the Kirov region Governor committed a number of unlawful actions causing a large-scale damage to Kirov region state unitary institution “Kirovles”.

This criminal case has been passed for further investigation to the investigations department in Volga federal district.