Figurant of Gaizer's case testified against former General Director of Vimpelcom Mikhail Slobodin
The ex-Deputy Chairman of the Komi Government Konstantin Romadanov gave testimony against Mikhail Slobodin that served as the basis for the pressing charges against the top manager.
The former Deputy Prime Minister of the Komi Konstantin Romadanov testified against the former General Director of Vimpelcom, said to the edition Interfax the lawyer of Slobodina Sergey Koptyakov. According to him, the only basis for the charges are merely evidence of three witnesses - Romadanov, Sadykov and Sokolov.
Recall that Romadanov, which himself is involved in the Gaizer case on 14 September made a deal with the investigation and testified against the former Head of the Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer, who is suspected in the creation of the OCG, swindling, bribery and legalization of money.
On September 15th, the court of Syktyvkar in the Komi decided to arrest Mikhail Slobodin, who is outside of the Russian Federation, presumably in France, in absentia and declared him in an international warrant list.
Head of Ministry of Natural Resources suspected of conflict of interests in distribution of benefits for Novatek
The oil and gas company, which receives various benefits from the Ministry, in turn sponsors the organization of Dmitry Donskoy’s wife and mother-in-law Tvoya Priroda (Your Nature). The department denies the existence of a conflict of interest, arguing that the project of the Minister's relatives is engaged in "non-commercial activities".
Police officers accused of extortion and tortures claim that FSB operatives have framed them up. According to the policemen, the FSB has initiated a criminal case against them after the shutdown of a gambling business by the MIA.