ICR initiates case against largest trader of oil products Solid
As part of the investigation, the building of the St. Petersburg Commodity Exchange was raided.
The ICR explained the searches in the building of the St. Petersburg Commodity Exchange by the investigative measures in the case against the largest trader of oil products Solid – Tovarniye Rynky (Solid – Commodity Markets), which was suspected of market manipulation, Kommersant reports. The investigation began on the initiative of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, which previously accused the trader in cartel collusion with the controlled entity A-Oil.
Earlier, claims to Solid were voiced by the head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin. In November 2018, Rosneft ceased trading petroleum products on the exchange in protest against the “second-hand dealers,” i.e. Solid and its affiliated entities.
Time to put in jail: security forces expose corruption nest in Crimean Sudak, ex-mayor Vladimir Serov flees
After accusations of corruption, ex-vice-premier of Crimea and former mayor of Sudak, Vladimir Serov, is wanted. The official is suspected of mediating the transfer of a bribe in the amount of 2 million rubles ($31,000) for registration of land in the resort area of Sudak. The CrimeRussia found out what the fugitive did with his “family-bureaucratic” pool, who his criminal prosecution may be connected with, and what role Berezovsky of Sudak, Boris Deich, played in the Crimean official’s business career