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.
Marina Semynina, who had been renting out non-residential premises with an area of 2.5 thousand sq. m to the trading network, is a co-defendant in the suit of the Prosecutor General's Office on the seizure of Colonel Zakharchenko's family assets in favor of the state.
In a week the police of the Penza region have lost two first executives. The Head of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) announced his forthcoming resignation. In this regard, the region began talking about the global cleansing of the bigwigs of security agencies. Now everyone is waiting to learn who is next in the queue for quitting, and what new corruption rows pertaining to security chiefs are to come to light in the short run in a relatively serene region.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.