ICR: case of General Kalinkin is not the last one
The official press release of the Investigative Committee was published today in some time after the initiation of the criminal case against senior ICR officials in the Kemerovo region.
Petrenko said that this is not the first high-profile case against members of the ICR and, probably, is not the last one.
The new official representative of the ICR, who succeeded Vladimir Markin, the Colonel Svetlana Petrenko said that "the position of the Investigative Committee executives remains unchanged: all the persons, who have committed crimes, regardless of their affiliation, position or title should be and will be brought to responsibility".
Earlier, it became known that a criminal case was initiated under the article Extortion against several high-ranking officials of the Investigative Committee in the Kemerovo region.
Besides the Head of the Investigation Department of the ICR in the Kemerovo region Sergey Kalinkin the Deputy Head of the second department for investigation of priority cases of the ID ICR in the Kemerovo region Sergey Kryukov and the senior investigator of this Department Artemiy Shevelev, deputies of the Kemerovo region Governor Alexey Ivanov and Alexander Danilchenko defendants in the case are the Head of the administrative bodies Department of the Kemerovo region Administration Elena Troitskaya, the founder of PTK Ugol Alexander Shchukin, his agent Gennady Vernigora and a number of unidentified persons.
The Moscow City Court sentenced Mikhail Maksimenko to 13 years of strict regime and a fine of 165 million rubles ($2.7m) within the case of bribes from representatives of the criminal world. The ICR Colonel denied his guilt, calling the case a frameup.