Session held on 11 July 2006 began with an incident. The commodore, Ministry of internal Affairs mayor, tried to prevent the communication between Aleksey Pichugin and his lawyer Georgy Kaganer through the window of the cell. The judge Vladimir Usov issued a reprimand only after Georgy Kaganer made a protest against the occurred.
During the whole day of the session the accused Gennady Tsigelnik spoke. He acknowledged his guilt of the murder of the mayor of Nefteugansk Vladimir Petuhov, of the attempt on the life of executive officer of the company „Rosprom“ Viktor Kolesov, and of two attempts on the entrepreneur Evgeny Ribin.