Sechin about the case of the speaker: “This is a crime, then there is nothing to even talk”
Igor Sechin believes that in terms of accusations against the ex-Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev “not what even to say.” The head of Rosneft, told journalists in the Eastern economic forum.
The Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, was detained in the night of 15 November 2016 at the exit from office of “Rosneft” on suspicion in receiving a bribe in the amount of $2 million.
According to investigators, the Minister demanded the money for the smooth issuance of the purchase by Rosneft of a stake in Bashneft. During the court session the public Prosecutor has informed that the Rosneft representatives wrote a letter to the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, and operational activities involved Sechin. In particular, the head of “Rosneft” was issued recording device.
November 15, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin removed the speaker from the post of Minister in connection with loss of trust.