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Russian ex-governor gets 13 years in major anti-corruption trial

By ethan / February 9, 2018

A court in the Russian Far East region of Sakhalin has sentenced former Governor Aleksandr Khoroshavin to 13 years in prison for running a ring that brought in over half a billion rubles in bribes for him. Apart from the sentence, to be served in a maximum-security prison, the court ordered the ex-governor to pay […]


Ex-governor Belykh convicted of large-scale bribery

By ethan / February 1, 2018

A court in Moscow has convicted Nikita Belykh, a former governor of Russia’s Kirov Region, of large-scale bribery over a 2016 incident, in which he was detained while accepting €400,000 in cash from businessmen. Read more The ruling on Belykh’s conviction was announced in Presnensky District Court on Thursday afternoon. The sentence is expected to […]

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