Investigation of Gaizer’s case to be completed in January 2017
The Investigation Committee of Russia will complete legal investigation of case of former Head of the Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer in January, 2017, Chairman of the ICR Alexander Bastrykin told in an interview to Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
The Head of the Investigative Committee reminded that in total 18 people were brought to trial within the case over Organized Criminal Grouping (OCG) in the management of the Volga Republic. Those are former heads of the republic Torlopov and Gaizer, Deputy Head Chernov, Chairman of the State Council Kovzel, Vice-President of the Government Romadanov and some other officials and entrepreneurs, Bastrykin listed.
Several days earlier Svetlana Petrenko, acting as Head of the Department of the ICR on Interaction with media already reported that investigation of criminal cases of ex-governors Gaizer and Khoroshavin on charges of swindle and organization of OCG concerning the former Head of Komi and and in taking of a bribe – against Aleksandr Khoroshavin, is at the final stage.
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.