Ulyukaev is the only person involved in criminal case of bribery
Rosneft stressed that during the transaction representatives of Rosneft have repeatedly drawn attention "to the very strange behavior" of various officials.
The Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukaev, who on November, 14 was caught red-handed on a bribe of $ 2 million, remains the only defendant in the case, according to TASS.
Currently, the member of the Government is questioned by ICR investigators. A law enforcement source told the news agency that after that the measure of restraint will be chosen.
Recall, according to law enforcement, the detention of Alexey Ulyukaev is associated with a large bribe. The Minister of Economic Development has received it for the promotion of Rosneft in the acquisition of state-owned stake in the Bashneft, the official representative of the ICR Svetlana Petrenko said.
The source of the CrimeRussia, in turn, noted that the detention of Alexey Ulyukaev is aligned with the large-scale anti-corruption FSB operation, within the framework of which there were conducted several high-profile arrests of high-ranking officers of the MIA, the ICR and the officials.
Ulyukaev has been under the supervision of law enforcement officers for over a year. His telephone conversations were tapped since the end of the summer, the sanction on his arrest was issued by the court at the request of investigators.
Meanwhile, the official representative of Rosneft Mikhail Leontiev assured the media that the transaction of Bashneft shares has been carried out correctly. At the same time, Leontiev drew attention "to the strange behavior of the officials in the course of processing the transaction.
In mid-July, thief in law Vitya Pan, as well as his accomplices Evgeny Titov aka Tit and Yaroslav Sokolov (aka Yarik) were declared federally wanted. Depending on their role in the commission of the crime, the defendants are suspected of creation of a crime community and participation therein (parts 1 and 2 of Art. 210 of the Russian Criminal Code), as well as of kidnapping and tortures.