For bribe of 1 million rubles ex-Minister of Education in Stavropol was sentenced to 7.5 years in strict regime
Vasily Lyamin was also ordered to pay a fine of 10 million rubles.
The Promyshlenny Stavropol district court has made a decision on the former Minister of Education and Youth Policy Vasily Lyamin. The ex-officer was sentenced to 7.5 years of imprisonment in a maximum security penal colony for soliciting a bribe of 1 million rubles. In addition, the court appointed Lyamin a fine of 10 million rubles.
As previously reported the CrimeRussia, Lyamin demanded 4 million rubles from the State Director of Kislovodsk multidisciplinary technical Vladislav Vinokourov. The Ex-Minister wanted to get this bribe from the provided to the educational institution federal subsidy of 19 million rubles. In case of refusal Lyamin threatened to dismiss the director, and with the agreement he guaranteed protection. Subsequently, the amount of the bribe was reduced to 1 million rubles. February 5, 2015 the Minister was detained in the transferring of hot money from the director of the above-mentioned college.
Vasily Lyamin was born in the Moscowsky village in the Stavropol region. In 2000 he graduated from the Stavropol State University, majoring in History. In 1998, he worked as a history teacher at school number 9 of Stavropol.
Since January 1999 – a history teacher, a deputy director on educational work at school number 39. In 2008 Vasily Lyamin was appointed the First Deputy Minister of Education in the Stavropol region.
October 16, 2013 he was appointeв the Acting Minister of Education in the Stavropol Region. On 12 December the same year he got rid of “acting” and was appointed the Head of the Ministry.
Former member of the Federation Council believes that this once again points to numerous violations and falsification of evidence during the investigation of his criminal case on charges of bribe-taking in the amount of 27.5 million rubles ($457 thousand).