Moscow Deputy Prosecutor Boris Markov could take post of Leningrad region Prosecutor
The Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika suggested the candidacy of the 3 Class State Counselor of Justice instead accused of taking bribes Stanislav Ivanov.
On Friday, November 25, the extraordinary session of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly will be held, the only issue on the agenda of which will be to adjust the 3 Class State Counselor of Justice Boris Markov, who currently holds the post of the Deputy Prosecutor of Moscow, on the position of the Leningrad region Prosecutor.
The Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika put forward an initiative for the meeting, Leningrad region Delovaya Gazeta wrote.
According to the information on the site, Boris Markov began his career in 1986 in the Prosecutor's Office in the Malokarachayevsky District of the Karachay-Cherkess Autonomous Region as an intern. Then, a few years after working a judge in Krasnodar and Novorossiysk, he returned to the Prosecutor's Office. He has held various positions in the Southern Federal District Prosecutor's Office for several years – from the Yeisk interdistrict Prosecutor of the Krasnodar region to the First Deputy Prosecutor of Kalmykia.
Boris Markov had previously worked in the Administrative Center of the Leningrad region - in 2004 he was the Prosecutor in the Petrodvortsovy district of St. Petersburg, then moved to the post of the First Deputy Head of the Department of the Justice Ministry bailiffs. The post of the Moscow Deputy Prosecutor he has held since 2009.
Recall that the former Prosecutor of the Leningrad Region Stanislav Ivanov became involved in the case of taking bribes on an especially large scale in late October.
The investigation believes that the Leningrad Prosecutor took bribes from businessmen from the beginning of his work in this position in 2014. On October 31, 2016, the President Putin signed a decree on relieving Ivanov from the post. However, two weeks before that Ivanov was hospitalized with acute poisoning in the Institute of Oncology named after Gorbacheva, where he was diagnosed with acute leukemia. In connection with it as a preventive measure to the former regional Prosecutor it was elected a recognizance not to leave.
The prosecution has replaced life sentence for Lieutenant of the Federal Security Service (FSB) Aleksey Korotkov with 24 years behind bars in exchange for his support to the investigation: in particular, exposure of other gang’s members who had been dealing with murders of businessmen and random people for more than 10 years.