The Investigative Committee has denied reports of possible new defendants in the criminal case against ex-Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev. The announcement made on the website of the office of the acting management of the interaction of SK with media Svetlana Petrenko.
“The investigative Committee is investigating a criminal case against the former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev. All possible and quite comprehensive at this stage, the information we published,” – said in a statement.
“We have officially stated that in a criminal case one defendant and one episode. All other information about methods of committing crimes, the number of figures and episodes, investigative activities and the development time is untrue and is entirely on the conscience of those editions which use unfair, uninformed and incompetent sources”, – said the representative of the UK.
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That the speaker was not the only high-ranking official, which was developed by law enforcement agencies, wrote with reference to an informed source in law enforcement bodies, the newspaper “Vedomosti”. According to her, the targets of “development” also became the Vice Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Director of the Department of economic development Oksana Tarasenko and assistant Shuvalova Marina Romanova.
RIA “Novosti” citing a source in law enforcement bodies has informed that in the near future can appear up to seven of the defendants. “These criminal schemes are not done “in one”. While we are talking about what can be brought to seven new faces,” said the source.
Source of”Interfax” also confirmed that “soon” there will be new figurants, the consequence leads on this “hard work” and the point in this business to put still early.
RBC , citing a source close to the leadership of the FSB, reported that the strike of the can be the Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. The Agency also quoted a source close to the Kremlin, which indicated that Shuvalov and Dvorkovich – “old opponents” the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin, supported the speaker. “To hold a Minister is a calling system the old elite. A challenge to all who are not in the inner circle, and the apparent change in the rules of the game” – said the source.
Minister Ulyukayev was detained November 14, when receiving a bribe in two million dollars for issued a positive assessment of the Department, which allowed Rosneft to buy back the state of 50.08% of shares of “Bashneft”. According to investigators, the speaker, extorting bribes, threatened the representatives of “Rosneft”.
While the company Igor Sechin, in the office, which allegedly received a bribe to the Minister of economic development, the consequence not interested, and the development Minister was held with the direct participation of the head of the security service of “Rosneft” Oleg Feokistova.
November 15, President Vladimir Putin sent the speaker to resign in connection with loss of trust, and in his place was temporarily appointed Deputy Minister Evgeny Elin. The Basmanny district court of Moscow has put the ex-Minister for two months under house arrest.