Former Head of Central Bank questioned investigators' version upon Ulyukaev's case
Former Head of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Sergey Dubinin expressed doubts about the consistency of the investigation's version against former Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev.
Dubinin noted that it is difficult to believe that "someone reasonable would extort money from Rosneft and Igor Sechin." Noting that familiar with Ulyukaev many years Dubinin described him as "a reasonable person".
"I can not fit in this whole story, that he came to get some money specifically for himself. Something is still wrong, from my point of view," - Dubinin told the press during the Russian Economic Third Congress in the MSU.
Recall that the former Head of the Economic Development Ministry was detained on the night of November 15th. According to investigators, Ulyukaev was arrested red-handed taking a bribe of $ 2 million from the representatives of the Rosneft company.
It was reported that the Minister extorted money for his department's promotion in the acquisition of Bashneft's assets. Ulyukaev, who was fired after the arrest "due to loss of confidence", does not recognize his guilt.
In 2018, the official became a founder of a fund that deals with shooting and entrapment of wild animals in a hunting sector he supervises. With that, the official did not report about it to his senior executives.