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Honorary lawyer named Ephraim "victim" Pashayeva

Honorary lawyer of Russia Alexander Ostrovsky commented on the air of NSN strategy for the protection of Mikhail Yefremov in court, calling the actor a victim of his lawyer Elman Pashayev.

"This only worsens the attitude of the court to Ephraim, because he denies the obvious. If he pleaded guilty, it would be one of the mitigating circumstances for probation or receive as punishment the colony," - said Ostrovsky.

He called Ephraim "victim" of his own defender.

"I perceive it through the prism of probable mental illness lawyer Pashayeva. It is known to have sat for his professional activities in prison. It also excluded several times from the chambers of advocates. So I think that Yefremov is in the hands of the quack, and for me it is very sad and pathetic," added the lawyer.

On the evening of 8 June Efremov driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee crossed the double solid on Smolensk square, went into the oncoming lane and crashed into a van "Lada". The driver — courier is one of the online stores Sergei Zakharov was hospitalized with closed cherepno-a brain trauma. In the morning the man died.

During the first hearings in Presnensky court of Moscow, Efremov is not admitted fault in the accident. "How can I admit guilt when you don't remember?" he said. The lawyer of the actor earlier said he has gathered enough evidence of his innocence, and promised a sensation on the court.

According to the examination at the time of the accident Efremov was in a state of alcoholic intoxication. Later in his blood found traces of drugs. Now he is under house arrest, to it threatens from five till 12 years of imprisonment.