Russian Industrialists asked to release Olkhovik and Vainzikher under house arrest
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs stood up for prisoners of the Renova case.
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) President Alexander Shokhin filed a motion to change the measure of restraint for being in custody Head and the co-owner of Renova Evgeny Olkhovik and the Managing Director of T Plus Boris Vainzikher. Shokhin, on behalf of the RUIE, is trying to convince law enforcement bodies to release Olkhovik and Vaynzikher under house arrest.
On October 6 it became known that the accused were convoyed from Syktyvkar to Moscow in the interests of the investigation. Olkhovik and Vainzikher are giving testimony in the Vyacheslav Gaizer's OCG criminal case.
Entrepreneurs are accused on charges of paying bribes in the amount of 800 million rubles to members of the Komi officials' OCG, led by the former Head of Komi Vyacheslav Gaizer. Top managers paid bribes for "the establishment of the highest possible tariffs for heat and electricity."
After conducted in the offices of Renova searches the FSB arrested Vainzikher and Olkhovik on September 5. The court elected them a measure of restraint in the form of two months detention, lawyers’ appeal on the accused arrest was dismissed.
The former Head of the company VimpelCom Mikhail Slobodin, who also is the defendant in this case, managed to escape abroad on the eve of the detention. He is currently declared on the international search.
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.