'Night Governor’ of St. Petersburg does not admit guilt in leading Tambovskaya gang

'Night Governor’ of St. Petersburg does not admit guilt in leading Tambovskaya gang
Vladimir Barsukov (Kumarin)

He stated this at the first meeting over the case of creation a gang in the Kuibyshevskiy District Court of St. Petersburg.

Businessman Vladimir Barsukov (Kumarin), also known as the 'Night Governor' of Petersburg does not admit his guilt for the creation of the Tambovskaya gang at the first meeting of the Kuibyshevsky District Court of St. Petersburg, Rosbalt reports.

On the corresponding question of Judge Artem Korolyov Barsukov replied "No, no, I do not admit", the source of the agency says.

According to the investigation, the businessman being the member of Tambovskaya gang participated in raider seizures of real estate belonging to the St. Petersburg Oil Terminal CJSC, Pulkovsky Supermarket LLC, Confectionary Factory n.a. N.K. Krupskaya and other companies. The members of the organized crime group forged the constituent documents of the companies, registered shares for fictitious persons, and illegally changed data in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities concerning founders and general directors.

Earlier, the Kuibyshevskiy District Court discharged Barsukov from responsibility for several episodes of the case against the Tambovskaya gang. In particular, his fraud charges were removed. However, the businessman is still charged with organizing the criminal community. His alleged accomplices Vyacheslav Drokov and Dmitry Malyshev are also suspected.

Vladimir Barsukov (Kumarin) was sentenced to 23 years in prison for attempt on co-owner of the St. Petersburg Oil Terminal Sergey Vasiliev and the murder of his guard in 2006. Some media put forward versions of Kumarin's involvement in the murder of Galina Starovoitova, but he was not officially charged over this case.



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