Two Interior Ministry troops generals convicted of bribes and swindling
The defendants helped contract soldiers to get into the military and be sent into certain locations.
The Rostov Garrison Military Court sentenced superannuated lieutenant-general Leonid Krivonos, the former deputy commander of the North-Caucasian Regional Command of the Interior Ministry troops, and the former chief of staff of the same command, major-general Andrey Golovatsky and Defense Ministry’s superannuated captain Vadim Zuev, who were found guilty in bribery and swindling, TASS reported, referring to the official representative of the Prosecutor's Office of the Southern Military District, Natif Gadzhimetov.
As the investigation established, the defendants, participating in a criminal grouping, provided services for the extension of military service contracts for certain fees, helped with conclusion of such agreements with new recruits and the transfer of the military men to new duty stations in circumvention of the established procedure. The investigators accused the convicts of four episodes of bribe-taking, up to 250,000 rubles ($ 3,800) each.
The court sentenced Krivonos to 9.6 years in a penal colony, Golovatsky – to 8.6 years, Zuev – to 7.6 years. The generals have to pay fines in amount of 500,000 ($ 7,600) and 430,000 rubles ($ 6,500), respectively .
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