• Russian court has issued an arrest warrant for Levon Hayrapetyan (video)

    The Basmanny District Court in Moscow has issued an arrest warrant for Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, Itar-tass reports.

    Levon Hayrapetyan is charged illegal money laundering. The court upheld the motion of investigators and ordered arrest [until September 15] as a preventive measure.

    The Court also froze the assets of Bashneft Company, which have been estimated at more than 300 million rubles.

    The Russian-Armenian businessman was arrested on July 15 over alleged connections with a criminal group.