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March 22, 2005
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A major shareholder of a Russian oil firm said legal charges against him are motivated by anti-Semitism. Leonid Nevzlin, a former deputy of the Yukos oil firm and former Russian Jewish Congress head who now lives in exile in Israel, told The New York Times on Monday that charges against him, including allegations of tax evasion, stealing state property and contract murder, are trumped up.

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