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Moscow Ex-Mayor Will Testify in Bank of Moscow Criminal Case

Yury Luzhkov, the former Moscow mayor, will testify tomorrow in a criminal case relating to Bank of Moscow, the recipient of Russia’s biggest-ever bailout, his lawyer Genri Reznik said.

Luzhkov is a witness in a case involving the city government’s purchase of a stake in Bank of Moscow in 2009 for about 15 billion rubles ($492 million), the Interior Ministry said in an e-mailed statement on Oct. 27.