Senior Russian general suspected of corruption appeals arrest warrant
MOSCOW, June 6 - RAPSI. Senior Russian general Alexander Belevitin, who is suspected of accepting a 4.7 million ruble ($168,000) bribe, has appealed an arrest warrant issued in his name, his counsel told the Russian Legal Information Agency.
Belevitin has not been officially charged and remains a suspect, he added.
The date of the appeal hearing has yet to be scheduled.
Investigators assert that Belevitin received a bribe from an intermediary as a guarantee that Dina International would win a tender to purchase medical equipment for the Russian Defense Ministry.
The medical equipment was priced at 120 million rubles ($4.288 million).