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17 Apr 2008
by Katerina Ossenova

[JURIST] Former Russian Atomic Energy Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant backgrounder, JURIST news archive] was released from prison Thursday after a Moscow City Court suspended his sentence. Adamov was convicted [JURIST report] on charges of fraud and abuse of office in February and sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by … [read more]


Legal News
21 Feb 2008
by Brett Murphy

[JURIST] Former Russian Atomic Energy Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile, JURIST news archive] was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky District Court Wednesday, after being convicted on charges of fraud and abuse of office [JURIST report] earlier in the week. He was convicted for his involvement … [read more]


Legal News
19 Feb 2008
by Caitlin Price

[JURIST] Former Russian Atomic Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] was found guilty in Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky District Court Tuesday of fraud and abuse of office for his involvement in a corruption scheme which misappropriated millions of dollars of US aid designated to upgrade unsafe Russian RBMK nuclear reactors … [read more]


Legal News
29 Jun 2007
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] The US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania sentenced [press release] Russian nuclear engineer Mark M. Kaushansky to 15 months in prison Thursday for his participation in a corruption scheme with former Russian Atomic Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive]. The two were accused of … [read more]


Legal News
21 Aug 2006
by Brett Murphy

[JURIST] A Russian court on Monday rejected the case against former Russian Atomic Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive], citing factual errors in court filings, and told prosecutors to develop the case further before presenting it to the court a second time. Adamov is charged with fraud and … [read more]


Legal News
23 Jul 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] The Russian Supreme Court Friday ordered the release of former Russian nuclear energy minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] pending trial for allegedly diverting funds equivalent to hundreds of millions of dollars to his personal use and improperly setting up private projects. Adamov, who is said to … [read more]


Legal News
1 Jun 2006
by Jaime Jansen

[JURIST] Former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] suffered from a heart attack Thursday while in custody [JURIST report] on fraud and abuse of office charges. Adamov's lawyers told Interfax news that although Adamov has received treatment, his health is deteriorating and he needs immediate medical … [read more]


Legal News
25 May 2006
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] Lawyers for former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] announced Thursday their intention to appeal to the Russian Supreme Court a Moscow City Court decision [RIA Novosti report] to extend Adamov's detention until June 8. The defense lawyers said the extension was "groundless," and argued … [read more]


Legal News
23 Apr 2006
by Elizabeth Schultz

[JURIST] A US federal prosecutor said Friday that proceeding with a US trial of former Russian nuclear energy minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile, JURIST news archive] on charges of fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion for diverting to his own use as much as $9 million in US aid earmarked … [read more]


Legal News
30 Jan 2006
by Holly Manges Jones

[JURIST] The Moscow City Court has denied a petition for release [JURIST report] by former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive], ruling that he will remain in custody until April 12. Adamov, who is charged with fraud and power abuse by both Russian and US prosecutors, … [read more]


Legal News
26 Jan 2006
by D. Wes Rist

[JURIST Europe] The Moscow City Court has announced that it will hear an appeal from former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] concerning a lower court decision to extend his custody until April 12. Adamov's lawyer has challenged the lower court's decision as excessive and has … [read more]


Legal News
31 Dec 2005
by Kate Heneroty

[JURIST] Russian officials on Saturday charged former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] with fraud and abuse of power, possibly stemming from US charges pending against him. Adamov was extradited from Switzerland to Russia [JURIST report], despite US attempts to require him to face trial in … [read more]


Legal News
30 Dec 2005
by Kate Heneroty

[JURIST] Switzerland's Supreme Court [official website, in German] Thursday overturned a lower court ruling [JURIST report] and decided to extradite former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant profile; JURIST news archive] to Russia, rather than to the US, where he has been indicted for diverting $9 million [JURIST report] in … [read more]


Legal News
6 Oct 2005
by Christopher G. Anderson

[JURIST] Former Russian atomic energy minister Yevgeny Adamov intends to appeal a Swiss court ruling to extradite him to the United States, a spokesman for the Swiss Federal Justice Department said Thursday. Last week, a Swiss court ruled [JURIST report] that the United States has priority in taking custody of … [read more]


Legal News
5 Oct 2005
by Chris Buell

[JURIST] Russia [JURIST news archive] cautioned Switzerland on Wednesday that the countries' bilateral ties would be harmed by the Swiss decision to extradite former Russian atomic energy minister Yevgeny Adamov [Kommersant backgrounder] to the US. Switzerland's Ministry of Justice [official website, in German] ruled earlier this week that Adamov must … [read more]


Legal News
3 Oct 2005
by Holly Manges Jones

[JURIST] Switzerland has decided to extradite Russia's former nuclear minister to the US to face conspiracy, money laundering, and tax evasion charges, an official from the Switzerland Justice Ministry [official website] said Monday. The Russian government has been fighting Yevgeny Adamov's extradition to the US because they are fearful that … [read more]


Legal News
2 Oct 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] Yevgeny Adamov, the former minister in charge of the Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (FAAE) [backgrounder] has gone on hunger strike in a Swiss prison, where he has been held since May 2. Adamov, 66, is demanding that Swiss authorities extradite him to Russia on fraud charges. He is … [read more]


Legal News
11 Aug 2005
by Tom Henry

[JURIST] A court in Switzerland ruled Thursday that the arrest [JURIST report] of former Russian Energy Minister Yevgeny Adamov [Wikipedia profile] complied with the law. A source at the Russian embassy in Bern said both the US and Russian requests for Adamov's extradition were also found to be legal. Adamov, … [read more]


Legal News
24 Jun 2005
by Kate Heneroty

[JURIST] A federal court in Lausanne, Switzerland ruled Friday that former Russian nuclear minister Yevgeny Adamov [Wikipedia profile] must remain in a Swiss prison pending hearings on an extradition request from Russia, overruling a decision [Bellona report] two weeks ago ordering his release. Switzerland's Supreme Court [official website, in German] … [read more]


Legal News
5 May 2005
by Jamie Sterling

[JURIST] Yevgeny Adamov, former minister in charge of the Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (FAAE) [backgrounder], was arrested Wednesday in Bern, Switzerland under a US warrant on charges of fraud and money laundering. He has been accused of diverting $9 million dollars of funds provided by the US Energy Department … [read more]

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