Nikita Belikh was questioned for the first time
Nikita Belikh, the Governor of the Kirov Region, has been questioned in Lefortovo pre-trial detention facility for the first time since his arrest.
Nikita Belikh, the Governor of the Kirov Region, has been questioned in Lefortovo pre-trial detention facility in the framework of the bribe taking case. This questioning is the first investigatory action performed with the governor since his arrest. According to RBC Information Systems, he was questioned by Major of justice Roman Mukhachev, senior investigator for especially important cases. Mukhachev leads the investigation of this case.
However, after the publication, the attorney for Belikh said that there was no questioning yet.
Earlier, Belikh has already pleaded not guilty and confirmed his willingness to fully cooperate with the investigation.
Silence regime. Law enforcement structures neutralize ultras and criminals during 2018 FIFA World Cup
The Russian authorities have tightened security during the first world football championship in the national history. Unparalleled security measures have been imposed in all the 11 cities hosting the FIFA games. The CrimeRussia reviewed the efforts taken by the enforcement structures to prevent any excesses at the international sports event so important for our country.