Russia: US investor Michael Calvey receives suspended sentence
12 August 2021 | 11:17 am
Accused and convicted of embezzlement in Russia, after sentencing Michael Calvey said the verdict was "deeply unfair." He believed an acquittal could help spur foreign investment in Russia.
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