Ex-head of Kazan Railway Station jailed for two years over bribe-taking
Besides, the former official will pay a penalty of 2.5 million rubles ($43.800).
The Meshchansky Court of Moscow pronounced a sentence to ex-head of the Kazan Railway Station Sergey Donetsky who is incriminated taking bribes and commercial bribery. The former head is sentenced to two years of maximum-security penal colony and a penalty in a size of 2.5 million rubles, as told in the judgment.
As the investigation established, Donetsky, being the head of the station, received money from four tenants of floor spaces monthly, in exchange allowing them to use additional meters. In total from August, 2013 to February, 2016 he earned 3 million 150 thousand rubles ($55.300).
Donetsky was accused under part 3 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Bribe-Taking for illegal actions). Later, investigating authorities initiated one more proceeding over Commercial Bribery (item (c), part 4 of Art. 204 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
Zaur Dadaev, who is imprisoned for the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov, may soon be put in stricter conditions of detention. Being sent for any, sometimes contrived violations of the regime in a punitive confinement (SHIZO), Dadaev is being forced to pass a check on the lie detector and give evidence on the Nemtsov case.
The video showing prisoner being tortured by officers of the Yaroslavl correctional camp No. 1 (IK-1), which was published on July 20, caused a public outcry and the initiation of a criminal case by the Investigative Committee. However, a year ago, an ICR officer found no exceeding of official powers in the video, thus justifying the torture.
A large-scale purge of thieves in law, which started shortly after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s coming to power, continues in Armenia. After receiving threats of arrests, thieves were taken in custody for carrying weapons and drugs.
However, the thief, who is currently dividing the spheres of influence in Ukraine’s Odessa region with Antimoz Kukhilava through his representatives, has been sentenced in absentia. Mindiya Goradze is not in Georgia at the moment.