Former Chelyabinsk Governor caught on bribe-taking
Mikhail Yurevich became a person involved in criminal case. The Investigative Committee still does not reveal the amount of the bribe.
Former Head of the Chelyabinsk Region Mikhail Yurevich became a defendant in criminal case over bribe-taking, the press service of the ICR of Russia reported.
As the investigation assumes, Yurevich got a bribe from his subordinate - former Minister of Health of the region Vitaly Teslenko who was sentenced to seven years in 2014 under the case of the Chelyabinsk Ministry of Health.
“Complex of investigative actions and operational actions directed to establishment of all circumstances of a crime is being conducted currently”, noted the ICR without specifying amount of the bribe.
To recall, so-called ‘medical proceedings’ were initiated in December, 2012. Then the Chelyabinsk security officers detained the eminent high-ranking medics in the region. Among them there was also Minister of Health Vitaly Teslenko. According to the investigators, he together with his accomplices helped to control organizations to win tenders for delivery of X-ray diagnostic complexes of the French firm Stephanix, medical ventilators and incubators for newborns. Certainly, this expensive equipment provides growth of clients in medical institutions and lifts ratings therefore it is no wonder that there was a persistent fight in offices of the ministry for it. As often happens, officials decided to reach a victory by a corruption method.
In early November 2017, Basmanny Court of Moscow has satisfied the motion brought by the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) and remanded Aleksander Shukyurov, Director of the Capital Renovation Directorate State Budgetary Institution of Moscow, in custody. The head of the institution subordinate to the Department of Capital Renovation of the City of Moscow that had acted as the client in tenders worth dozens of billions of rubles is suspected of swindling on an especially large scale.