MOSCOW, November 20 (RAPSI) – A court in Russia’s city of Salekhard has ordered the detention of a Gazprom Neft susbsidiary’s CEO for two months as part of a bribery case, the press service of the Investigative Committee’s regional directorate reports Monday.

According to investigation, the defendant has received more than one million rubles (about $17,000) in bribes for assistance to firms in carrying out actions within his authorities.

Reportedly, Pavel Kryukov, CEO of Gazpromneft-Noyabrskneftegaz company, is the case defendant.