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    A Transneft JSC Shareholder Intends to Bring the Company Management to Criminal Liability


    A Transneft JSC Shareholder Intends to Bring the Company Management to Criminal Liability


    The papers submitted by Transneft to the Audit Chamber in 2008 were found at the
    disposal of Aleksey Navalniy, minority shareholder of Transneft JSC.


    The papers contain the information regarding the multiple economic crimes committed by
    Transeft employees, its daughter structures and contractors when the construction of the Pipeline
    System “Eastern Siberia- Pacific Ocean” (PS ESPO).


    All facts of theft and fraud are confirmed by the company management. The reports that
    recorded the breaches were endorsed by the officials.


    Only according to rough estimates due to the illegal actions in the course of PS ESPO
    construction Transneft JSC suffered aggregate damage of several billions.


    100% of ordinary shares of Transeft are owned by the state, i.e. in this case the harm was
    inflicted not only to a company, but the interests of the Russian Federation.


    A. Navalniy as a minority shareholder of Transneft JSC and RF national intends to secure
    the criminals prosecution using all possible legal methods both within Russia and outside, in the
    countries where the persons liable for the crimes committed may abscond.


    As of today more than dozen of official referrals under the case were forwarded. Some of


    — to the Economic Security Department of the RF Ministry of the Interior and the RF
    Federal Security Service requesting to carry out the check regarding the facts of presence of the
    elements of some crimes in the actions of the Transneft JSC management and officials in relation
    to the PS ESPO construction, to ascertain the offenders and to bring them to criminal liability.


    — to the RF Audit Chamber requesting to explain why the multiple breaches founded by
    that body were not resulted in further investigation.


    Given the primary concern and importance of the said case for the interests of the Russian
    Federation, A. Navalniy also intends to draw attention of mass media, public opinion, political
    management of the country and leaders of parliamentary parties, management of foreign states
    with which Transeft cooperates or where the criminals may abscond.


    The papers being the ground to start the inquiry are posted by the shareholder for free
    review and accessible at the address http://navalny.ru/upload/transneft.pdf


    OJSC AK Transneft is a state-owned company, which transports 93 % of oil produced in Russia.
    The company is headquartered in Moscow and led by Nikolay Tokarev.


    Aleksei Navalniy is attorney, public figure. Mr. Navalniy actively campaigns against violations in
    corporate governance.


    Detailed information is available at:


    E-mail: navalny@gmail.com


    Phone: +7 (926) 858 66 02, +7 (916) 858 72 34

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