Thomson ReutersJanuary 24, 2013 05:45
* Hearing was scheduled for Thursday, postponed to Feb 7
* Lebedev says charges are baseless
* Says offered Polonsky bail money, was refused
MOSCOW, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Russian banker and media magnate Alexander Lebedev, who says his trial for throwing punches during a television chat show is a political witch-hunt, said on Thursday his case had been postponed as one of his lawyers was out of the country.