The decision to open a criminal case and separating the case into distinct proceedings. 15 July 2016, Moscow. The criminal case is filed against Zakhariy Kalashov under article 210 of the Criminal Code of Russia (Organization of a criminal association).
The decision is issued by the Deputy Head of the Investigative Directorate of the FSB (secret service), colonel of justice, M.A. Savitski.
In the decision, it is stated that Kalashov has been the leader of an organized criminal association in Russia, coordinated criminal activities on the part of this association, and created sustainable networks between various organized groups. He was charged with serious offences including fraud, money laundering, bribery, racketeering, and raider seizures. In December 2015, he organized an attempted raider seizure of the Moscow restaurant, Elements.
In 2010, Shakro Molodoi was convicted in Spain and sentenced to nine years in prison and fined of over $22 million for money laundering and racketeering. In October 2014, he was deported to Russia, where he was sentenced in March 2018 to nine years and ten months in prison for extortion.