Former head of Samara Rosneft jailed for 7.5 years for bribery
Top manager Alexander Nilsky is also fined 190 million rubles ($3 279 418).
Former head of the Rosneft offshoot in Samara, Samara Information and Technical Center LLC, Alexander Nilsky was sentenced to 7.5 years in a general regime penal colony.
The court found that Nilsky received kickbacks amounting to 5 million rubles ($86 300) from commercial entities, which performed work for Rosneft. According to investigators, the total amount of bribes is amounted to 20 million rubles ($345 201). In addition to term, the court ordered him to pay a fine in the amount of 190 million rubles ($3 279 418). The second person involved in the case, Sergey Vershkov, who was found guilty of complicity in bribery, was sentenced to five years in prison and must pay a fine of 95 million rubles ($1 639 710).
Nilsky and Vershkov were arrested in April 2015.
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