White was sentenced to eight years in a strict regime colony
The former Governor also paid a fine of 48 million rubles. One of the episodes of the case, the defendant was acquitted.
MOSCOW, 1 Feb — RIA Novosti. Presnensky court of Moscow on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in colony with a strict regime of the former Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh in the case of bribery, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.
“Found guilty, assign White to the penalty of deprivation of liberty for a term of eight years with punishment serving in a colony of strict regime,” — said the judge.
The state prosecution asked the defendant to ten years in strict regime colony and a fine of 100 million rubles. The defense argued that White was a victim of slander and provocation, and insisted on the justification.
Under the Criminal code, the maximum White threatened 15 years of imprisonment with a fine of 70 times the amount of bribes received (in this case, was 42 million euros, or nearly 3 billion rubles).
White was charged with two corruption episode. In the RF IC stated that in 2011-2012, the Governor has received a 200 thousand Euro from the businessman albert Urickogo once “helped” coordinate applications of his company on preferential lease forest areas. On Thursday, the court acquitted White on this episode.
In a year, according to SK the Russian Federation, the owner of these companies was Yuri Sudheimer, whose Governor in 2014 demanded and got a piece of 400 thousand euros. Sudheimer, as the investigation established, understood that his businesses are threatened by termination of leases due to failure of all the necessary conditions, and he agreed to pay off.