Gaizer's case defendant testified against accused in Renova's bribery
During the review of the investigation's request to extend the term of arrest to the T Plus CEO Boris Vainzikher and the co-owner of group of companies Renova Evgeny Olkhovik it became known that the financier Demian Moskvin gave evidence against them.
According to RAPSI, Moskvin's interrogation report was provided by the investigator as an additional evidence of the suspects guilt as it was requested by the court.
According to the investigator, Moskvin's interrogation was taken into account in criminal proceedings. However, lawyers of Vainzikher and Olkhovik noted that in the report names of their clients were not mentioned. It goes in the record about the unknown powermen.
Following the hearing, the court extended the arrest of Vainzikher and Olkhovik. The first will be in custody until 6 February, the co-owner of Renova Olkhovik - until the 5th.
Recall that top managers are accused of bribe-giving to OCG members under the guidance of the former Komi Head Vyacheslav Gaizer totaling not less than 800 million rubles in order to establish the highest possible tariffs for heat and electricity.
The defendant in the case is also the former Head of the T Plus and now the former CEO of VimpelCom Mikhail Slobodin, who went to France on the eve of detention in September.
Preliminary hearings of the case pertaining to embezzlements committed during the construction of notorious Zenit Arena haven’t commenced yet – but the trial of Marat Oganesyan already ceased to be monotonous. The former Deputy Head of the St. Petersburg Municipal Administration has directly hinted at the involvement of his successor – current Vice Governor Albin – in the embezzlement of billions of rubles.