The Prosecutor General's Office had earlier accused the Moscow region’s ex-official of exceeding official authority, taking a bribe on an especially large scale, and forgery, and demanded to seize assets worth of 9 billion rubles ($135 million) from him.
Perm region: principal members of United Russia to be interrogated in case into theft from regional budget
Searches and seizure of papers were carried out in July in the Perm region’s branch of the United Russia party. The investigation theory is that one of the political parties of the region caused damage worth of more than 1 million rubles ($15 thousand) to the regional budget.
Detained professor Anatoly Filachev, ex-General Director of Orion Scientific and Production Association, owns real estate in Montenegro. Rumors about this had circulated long before the arrest of this ‘prominent’ academician. It is great that the Russian science – to be specific, some of its representatives – are not in distress, but the fate of state secrets entrusted to professor Filachev raises serious concerns.
Creditors of Georgy Bedzhamov, a former co-owner of Foreign Economic Industrial Bank, who has absconded – initially to Monaco and then to the UK – launched a hunt for his assets a la classic western movie. A reward is offered for information about belongings of the fugitive banker. Taking that the collapsed bank had plenty of well-known VIP clients, many people are ready and willing to peach on Bedzhamov. In the meantime, he is languishing in London with a ‘subsistence allowance' of $100 thousand per month.
Casino has been under ban for 10 years. What do you think about it?
|Casinos are still operating illegally in every city|
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