Former Deputy Minister of Finance, Aleksashenko denied his detention at the Domodedovo airport
MOSCOW, August 23. /TASS/. Former Deputy Finance Minister of Russia, former first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Sergey Aleksashenko denied publication of his detention in the Moscow airport Domodedovo.
“I’m not detained. I was in Russia in the last two weeks,” — he wrote on his Twitter page.
The Federal customs service, the fact of the case against him is not confirmed nor denied. “The customs authorities did not report the names of the persons in respect of whom were prosecuted on administrative liability or criminal proceedings,” — said TASS representative of the press service of the Ministry.
Earlier, some media reported that in relation to Sergei Aleksashenko, a criminal case under article about contraband of cultural values. According to a former Deputy Finance Minister, was detained at Domodedovo airport while trying to take out state awards in the United States.
Sergei Aleksashenko served as Deputy Finance Minister of Russia from 1993 to 1995. In 1995-1998 he held the position of Deputy Chairman of the CBR.