The Investigative Committee detained the head of Gazprom Gazoraspredelenie Krasnodar Alexei Rudnev Rudnev and his deputy Alexander Savostyanov on suspicion of receiving commercial bribery on an especially large scale. This is stated in a message on the agency's website.
According to the investigation, the head of the Gazprom company received bribes from entrepreneurs for connecting residential and commercial real estate to gas networks and for coordinating the acts of putting them into operation (Part 8, Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Russia). The total amount of bribes is estimated at 20 million rubles.
Together with Rudnev and his subordinates, deputy directors of Gazprom Gazoraspredeleniye Krasnodar branches in Sochi, Gelendzhik, Anapa and Krasnodar were detained. The investigation will ask for the arrest of the suspects.