In Moscow began the trial of Ulyukaev

In Moscow began the trial of Ulyukaev

MOSCOW, 8 Aug — RIA Novosti. Zamoskvoretskiy Moscow court began hearing the case of former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, the first in contemporary history of Russia, the Federal Minister charged with a criminal offence, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Ulyukayev was taken to court by car FSIN. Before the hearing, he told reporters that not guilty.

The Minister is accused of receiving a bribe in two million dollars. According to the investigation, this amount Ulyukayev received for issued by the Agency a positive rating, which allowed Rosneft to acquire state-owned shares “Bashneft”. SK says it has testimony of witnesses, audio and video, and a “specific marks on the fingers”. The former head of the MAYOR faces up to 15 years in prison.

The case was investigated by the speaker in record time: it was initiated on 15 November, and six months later completed the preliminary investigation. To study 30 volumes, the former Minister and his defense took less than two months. Then the materials are handed to the Prosecutor General that in three days came to the conclusion that the obstacles to the consideration of the case in court no.