The speaker protection will appeal against his house arrest

The speaker protection will appeal against his house arrest

Moscow. 16 Nov. INTERFAX.RU Protection ex-the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev plans to appeal the decision of the court of his house arrest in the case of receiving a large bribe, reported “Interfax” his lawyer Timofei Gridnev.

The day before he could not answer whether to appeal the district court’s ruling on house arrest the speaker, citing the need to learn more about the case and to consult with his client.

In the night of Tuesday, November 15, SK the Russian Federation has informed on excitation of criminal case on the speaker. He was charged with extortion and receiving a bribe of $2 million According to investigators, the money, a senior official has received for the Ministry of economic development issued a positive evaluation, which allowed Rosneft to acquire state-owned shares of the company “Bashneft”.

The night before the Basmanny court of Moscow has sent the speaker under house arrest until mid-January. After President Vladimir Putin freed the speaker from his post in connection with loss of trust. By order of the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday, the interim head of the Ministry of economic development entrusted to the Deputy Minister Evgeny Elin.