Criminal case against Navalny brothers

Opposition activist Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg stand accused in a fraud case involving cosmetics company Yves Rocher Vostok. Investigators allege that the Navalny brothers embezzled upwards of 26 million rubles (over $718,536) from the company, as well as upwards of 4 million rubles (over $110,000) from the Multidisciplinary Processing Company by way of a fraud scheme. Navalny brothers were further charged with having laundered 21 million rubles.


Opposition activist Navalny gets 3.5-year suspended sentence in Yves Rocher case

Opposition activist Alexei Navalny on Tuesday received suspended sentence of 3.5 years in the Yves Rocher embezzlement case.