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    Kashaev Kamil Albertovich | 22 Jan 2007

    Kamil KashaevPublic prosecutor, he is appointed to the post of a public prosecutor with regard to Alexey Pichugins case on January, 14, 2005. The head of the department of public prosecutors of the General Prosecutors Office of the Russian Federation.

    The jurymen, taken part in the first Alexey Pichugins trial and admitted his guilt, according to the defendant and his lawyers, were under the influence of the General Prosecutors Office of the Russian Federation. Kamil Kashaev confirmed it indirectly, mentioned at the press conference that the jurymen had been delivered to the court by a special bus.

    Kamil Kashaev demanded to admit Alexey Pichugins guilt in all the charges brought to him and to sentence him to life imprisonment in a colony of special regime.

    At the beginning of Alexey Pichugins trial in the Moscow City Court on April, 17, 2007 it became known that Kamil Kashaev had obtained a rank of a general.

    Kamil Kashaevs cases

    — In September, 2003 the Moscow City Court admitted guilty in abuse of rank the investigator of special cases of the investigative committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs Pavel Zaitsev, who investigated a cause celebre about furnitures smuggling realized in commercial centers «Three whales» («Tri kita») and «Grand». These proceedings were instituted by the Investigative committee on September, 7, 2000 on base of the materials of the State customs committee. However, in May, 2001 the General Prosecutors Office stopped it (later it was proceeded again) and in December, 2001 the criminal case was launched regarding the investigator Zaitsev himself. Kamil Kashaev managed to obtain for him a judgment of conviction, in spite of that before  in September, 2002  the Moscow City Court acquitted fully Pavel Zaitsev.

    In April, 2004 the Moscow City Court passed the sentence about explosion on the Kotlyakovskoye cemetery of Moscow. The Afghan war vet Michail Smurov with a help of Kamil Kashaev got 14 years of imprisonment. The nuance is that the case about explosion had already been investigated by the Moscow circuit military court and on January, 21, 2000 acquitted the defendants because of failure of evidence. It is significant that Michail Smurov was admitted guilty by no other than Peter Shtunder, who in August, 6, 2007 sentenced Alexey Pichugin to life imprisonment.

    Since February, 21, 2005 Kamil Kashaev presented a public prosecution in the Domodedovsky court of the Moscow region in the case of the ticket tout Armen Arutyunyan and the employee of the airline «Siberia» Nikolai Korenkov. They were accused of «commercial bribery», led to blasting two airliners by the Chechen terrorists in August, 2004. On April, 15, 2005 the court sentenced both defendants to 1,5 years of imprisonment with serving their sentences in a colony-settlement.

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