Governor Khoroshavin’s case
Head of Sakhalin Region Aleksander Khoroshavin was detained in the morning of the 4th of March while the checking in the Regional Administrative Office, handled by the Russian Federal Security Service and investigative agencies, was in process. According to sources, at present authoritative official, who was incriminated in exceeding of jurisdiction, is transferred to Moscow to continue the investigation.
Number of scandalous resignations and criminal cases preceded the detention of governor of Sakhalin Khoroshavin.
On the 11th of March 2014 head of Sakhalin Regional Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Vladislav Belotserkovskiy was detained: he had been suspected in close connection with “fish mafia”.
As of recent, an official from the team of ex-governor Khoroshavin, whom the court had already sent under house arrest, has been curator of the implementation of the Law on "Far Eastern hectare" in the region.