Verdict on former Yaroslavl Mayor’s case will be announced on Tuesday
Source of TASS informs that the announcement can take several days.
The court adjourned the announcement of the Yaroslavl Mayor Eugeny Urlashov’s verdict, who is accused of taking bribes, until Tuesday.
Source publication of TASS in court said that the announcement can last for several days. This view is supported by the defendant's lawyer Kseniya Karpinskaya.
Today, in the Yaroslavl Regional Court the announcement of the verdict began, but due to the fact that Urlashov’s mother felt bad, the court returned to the announcement after a 30-minute break. After the break, the sentence could be listened to sitting, including the accused.
Yevgeny Urlashov’s has been on from September 2015. As a result of the investigations, the prosecution requested for 15 years in maximum security penal colony and 500 million rubles fine. The Mayor himself was arrested in July of 2013. The investigators believed that the Mayor together with his subordinates, the Deputy Mayor Dmitry Donskov and the Advisor Alexey Lopatin demanded 18 million rubles from the Director of Radostroy Sergei Shmelev, whose firm was involved in the Yaroslavl roads service. In addition, the investigators suspect the Mayor of obtaining another bribe in amount of 17 million rubles from the CEO of Yardostroya Eduard Avdalyan for facilitating the transfer of a controlling stake of shares of Gorodskoye dorozhnoye upravleniye (Urban Road Management).
Early in August, criminal ‘authority’ Yuri Esin a.k.a. Samosval (Dump Truck) has been detained in Moscow. In the 1990s he had a reputation of the ‘godfather’ of ‘Russian mafia’ in Italy and faced 75 years behind bars. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how could the 67-year-old criminal ‘authority’ having close ties with many thieves-in-law escape the Italian justice 20 years ago and avoid any issues with the Russian law enforcement authorities up until his recent arrest.