Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the imprisoned former chief executive officer of OAO Yukos Oil Co., submitted papers today to appeal a court ruling denying him parole, RIA Novosti reported.
A Siberian court rejected Khodorkovsky's request for parole on Aug. 22, the Russian news service said, citing a member of his defense team, Semyon Rozenberg. The former executive is serving an eight-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion.
Rozenberg said the papers have been sent to the district court and have not been received there yet.
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