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Former regional official gets 11 years for corruption

15:49 23/11/2018

MOSCOW, November 23 (RAPSI) – Ex-deputy governor of the Vladimir Region Dmitry Khvostov has received 11 years behind bars and a fine worth over 560 million rubles ($8.5 million) as part of a bribery case, Russia’s Investigative Committee reports on its website Friday.

According to investigation, in 2014, Khvostov received a bribe in the amount of 1.4 million rubles through an intermediary for a making a certain decision concerning the region’s budget bid to include a local preschool institution construction project into the federal program.

Moreover, between 2015 and 2016, he obtained a property right to an apartment worth about 6.4 million rubles (about $100,000) and money totaling to 9 million (about $140,000) as bribes for the approval and delivering of a housing project in favor of a local business person.

He also took some more bribes for certain official decisions in the total amount of nearly 3 million rubles, the statement reads.

Investigators have seized cars, cottages, apartments, land plots and other assets belonging to the defendant and his relatives.

 

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Former regional official gets 11 years for corruption

15:49 23/11/2018 Ex-deputy governor of the Vladimir Region Dmitry Khvostov has received 11 years behind bars and a fine worth over 560 million rubles ($8.5 million) as part of a bribery case.
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