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.
Billionaire Viktor Vekselberg has repaid loans in the amount of $1 billion taken from the Western banks. Earlier, his Renova Group had received state support from Promsvyazbank. Renova representatives say they have repaid the loan with the company’s own funds.