Deputy of Prosecutor General excluded provocation of special services in Ulyukaev's case
The First Deputy of Yuri Chaika said that for initiation of a criminal case against the Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev there were serious reasons.
The First Deputy of the Prosecutor General Alexander Buksman confirmed the legality of initiating a criminal case against the Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev.
The supervisory authority has examined all the materials of the criminal case and recognized its "base and legality reasonable", Buksman said in an interview to Interfax.
The Deputy of the Prosecutor General also excluded a provocation on the part of special services in the case of the former Head of the Ministry of Economic Development. Earlier, the possibility of political attacks on Ulyukaev the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov excluded, calling it a "fiction."
It is worth to note that the former Head of the Ministry of Economic Development has denied his guilt, he refuses to testify and believes a criminal case against him is a provocation. Ulyukaev was arrested on the night of November 15, he was accused of extorting bribes from representatives of Rosneft for the Economic Development Ministry's approving conclusion on the privatization of Bashneft's state-owned shares.
Marina Semynina, who had been renting out non-residential premises with an area of 2.5 thousand sq. m to the trading network, is a co-defendant in the suit of the Prosecutor General's Office on the seizure of Colonel Zakharchenko's family assets in favor of the state.
In a week the police of the Penza region have lost two first executives. The Head of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) announced his forthcoming resignation. In this regard, the region began talking about the global cleansing of the bigwigs of security agencies. Now everyone is waiting to learn who is next in the queue for quitting, and what new corruption rows pertaining to security chiefs are to come to light in the short run in a relatively serene region.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.