Of the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika will be two new Deputy – the head of the main Department of international legal cooperation of Prosecutor General’s office Saak Karapetyan, the Prosecutor of Krasnodar region Leonid Korzhinek. About it RBC said a senior source in supervising Department have confirmed two sources in the Federation Council. The representative of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy neither confirmed nor denied this information.
Leonid Korzhinek, who headed Prosecutor’s office of Krasnodar region in 2006, was mentioned in the investigation of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) Alexei Navalny, dedicated to the Seagull. In the publication, in particular, you learned about the relationship of members of a gang “tsapkov” from the village Kushchevskaya with the wives of high-ranking prosecutors. The authors argued that the gang covered Korzhinek, supposedly close to the family of Seagulls.
The nominations of new Vice-Gull should be considered by the senators. The voting date has not been determined. According to a source RBC in SF, the documents have not been received from the presidential administration, but before the hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15. According to the source, the senators will support Korzhinek and Karapetyan, as the idea of the appointment is made by the President of the country.
Leonid Korzhinek from 1998 he worked as Deputy Prosecutor of the Irkutsk region, was then appointed first Deputy Prosecutor of the Krasnodar territory. Since 2006, he has headed regional Prosecutor’s office and is considered the person close to the Seagull.
In the investigation of the FBC, dedicated to the family of Gulls, it was said that the owners of the company “the Kuban Sugar” was the wife of the convicted in the “case tsapkov” Vyacheslav Tsepovyaz Natalia, the wife of the leader of the gang Sergei Hoe Angela-Maria and company “Arline”. Share “Arline”, as found in the FBC, belonged to the ex-wife of the Prosecutor Olga Lopatina and Hope Staroverova, the wife of the former Manager of the Prosecutor General Alexei Staroverova. According to the authors of the investigation, the gang “tsapkov” existed because of the patronage of senior officials from the Prosecutor General’s office.
As writes “the Media”, Korzhinek is known that in 2009 has cancelled the decision about excitation of criminal case concerning the leader “tsapkov” Sergey Tsapok, a suspect in the beating of policemen in the village of Kushchevskaya.
“Novaya Gazeta” called Korzhinek “patron” of a gang “tsapkov” and wrote that “Tsapok has received the status of immunity from the hands of the chief guardian of the rule of law in Kuban”.
A gang “tsapkov”, named for its leader Sergei Hoe, became famous throughout Russia after arranged it 4 Nov 2010 murder
12 people in stanitsa Kushchevskaya. The gang members received various terms of punishment. Himself Tsapok was convicted in November 2013 for life, but died suddenly in July 2014 in a detention center in Krasnodar. The cause of death, according to the doctors, become a stroke and congestive heart failure.
In an interview with RBC Alexei Navalny earlier said that the relationship of Yuri Chaika with Korzinka the authors of the investigation the FCO has established through Albina Kovalyova, a close friend of the family of the Prosecutor General and his adviser.
As for the second contender for the post of Prosecutor General – Sahak Karapetyan, who, in 1996-2000 he was a Deputy of the state Duma, recently distinguished himself, and his wife. As follows from the tax return, the woman earned in 2015, the most among prosecutors and members of their families – almost 43 million rubles. In addition, Karapetyan wife owns two plots of land with a total area of 1189 sq. m, two houses and a garage as well as shares in three parts and in three non-residential premises. Sam Karapetyan reported on the modest income of about 3.5 million rubles, and the ownership indicated only apartment with an area of 118.4 square meters.