Retired Leningrad Prosecutor accused of bribery
Relieved from the post of the Leningrad region Prosecutor became involved in the case. Hospitalized on October 21 with the acute poisoning Ivanov was dismissed by the presidential decree today.
With respect to the former Leningrad Region Prosecutor Stanislav Ivanov a criminal case on suspicion of bribe-taking was opened.
According to Life, the police suspects Ivanov in several episodes of illegal receipt of funds from businessmen. It is reported that for several years Ivanov was given bribes totaling 20 million rubles.
Earlier today it was reported that the Leningrad Region Prosecutor Stanislav Ivanov was dismissed under the decree of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with four Ministry of Internal Affairs Generals.
On October 21 the State Justice Advisor of 3rd Class offered his resignation. This happened a week after his hospitalization in St. Petersburg cancer hospital due to acute poisoning and suspected exposure.
City media reported that the Leningrad region Prosecutor's Office has been tested for the presence of toxic substances by Rospotrebnadzor employees on the personal order of the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika.
Head of Ministry of Natural Resources suspected of conflict of interests in distribution of benefits for Novatek
The oil and gas company, which receives various benefits from the Ministry, in turn sponsors the organization of Dmitry Donskoy’s wife and mother-in-law Tvoya Priroda (Your Nature). The department denies the existence of a conflict of interest, arguing that the project of the Minister's relatives is engaged in "non-commercial activities".
Police officers accused of extortion and tortures claim that FSB operatives have framed them up. According to the policemen, the FSB has initiated a criminal case against them after the shutdown of a gambling business by the MIA.