Defense of Bashneft ex-head petitions about partial termination of the case
Lawyers insist that prescriptive limits on case are expired.
Defense of the former head of Bashneft, son of the first President of Bashkiria Ural Rakhimov submitted petition for the partial termination of criminal case because of lapse of time.
“The episode concerns embezzlement of shares of Bashneft, prescriptive limit expired in December, 2016”, RIA Novosti quotes lawyer Sergey Makarenko.
He added that his client does not admit his guilt, but agrees with diversion on not rehabilitating circumstance. Earlier the period of investigation on case against the former head of Bashneft was prolonged from January 28 to April 28.
To recall, Ural Rakhimov is incriminated waste and laundering of budgetary funds. It is supposed that he, using provisions of his father, former head of Bashkiria Murtaza Rakhimov, organized embezzlement of controlling stocks of a number of the companies, which were united later in Bashneft.
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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.
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