In the “United Russia” has denied the information that the arrested ex-Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh raised money for urban projects in the framework of the election campaign of the party. It said this yesterday by Reuters, which has taken an interview from the owner of the Novovyatskiy ski plant Yuri Sudheimer, transferred to capital restaurant labeled White.
“Nonsense on vegetable oil. It is not really surprising that such information came from some unnamed sources, as any person who is even slightly familiar with the electoral procedures, clearly knows how is the financing of electoral campaigns”, – said the Russian service of the BBC , first Deputy head of the CEC “United Russia” Konstantin Mazurowski.
He stressed that in the history of the “United Russia” party of power has not received any comments from the Supervisory authorities of violations related to the financing of election campaigns.
On 20 October, the Agency Reuters, citing three sources who worked with White, said that the former Governor of the Kirov region raised money for urban projects in the framework of the campaign, which was needed to increase votes for the “United Russia”.
Also, according to three sources, high-ranking members of the “United Russia” wanted to be White accumulated funds for unofficial funds. The other four Agency source, who worked under White, said that the ex-Governor of the Kirov urged entrepreneurs to invest in urban projects that were supposed to attract voters.
White was detained in Moscow on 24 June. According to investigators, he personally and through the intermediary received bribes in especially large size for a total amount of 400 thousand euros for actions in favor of the briber and its controlled JSC “Novovyatskiy ski works” and LLC “Forest management company”.
On June 25, the Basmanny court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest of White to 24 August, not satisfying the request for the protection of another measure of restraint in the form of house arrest in the Moscow region or the pledge. August 22, the court extended the arrest until December 24. According to the investigator, during this period it is necessary to conduct a series of examinations. The Moscow city court found the decision to extend the arrest lawful. In mid-October, he also canceled the arrest of the property of the Whites.