Ex-judge of Moscow Regional Court became defendant in criminal case
The Highest Qualification Board of Judges coordinated investigation against Yulia Zabelina.
The Highest Qualification Board of Judges (HQBJ) coordinated initiation of legal proceedings against former judge of Moscow Regional Court Yulia Zabelina who is incriminated official power abuse. Head of the Russian Investigative Committee Aleksander Bastrykin requested excitement concerning the judge of criminal case in HQBJ.
According to the investigators, in 2012 judge of the Krasnogorsk city court Yulia Zabelina received data on presence at several people of the rights for free of charge to receive in use several grounds in the Krasnogorsk district of the Moscow Region. Using these data, she recognized rights of the citizens who addressed her for receiving in property of these sites, however it has as a result turned out that there were no bases for this decision. The investigation found out that Zabelina organized signing of obviously counterfeit judgments by the secretary - all 16 documents are involved in case.
Total amount of cost of the sites given to property has made about 1 billion rubles ($17.7m). Later the court recognized all these decisions forged, the land plots were withdrawn.
Investigative Committee General Nikandrov, accused of taking a particularly large bribe, married in jail
The Deputy Head of the Main Investigative Directorate (MID) of the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) for Moscow, Denis Nikandrov, stated in court that he had married in 2017, although he has been in the pretrial detention center for over a year on suspicion of bribe-taking.
Maxim Lapunov - the first victim in the case on the persecution of gays in Chechnya who revealed his name and surname - opened up at a Moscow press conference on torture and unlawful detentions of people of nonstandard sexual orientation in the republic.