MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, accused of taking a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin, told a court on Thursday he was the victim of "a monstrous and cruel provocation." (Reuters World News) More
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Posted on 18 July 2018 | 7:46 am | Google News
Russia's former economy minister jailed for graft
A court in Moscow sentenced Alexei Ulyukaev to eight years in jail on Friday after finding the former Russian minister of economic development guilty of graft. Mr Ulyukaev, who headed the economy ministry until his arrest in November 2016, has denied ...
Posted on 15 December 2017 | 11:49 am | Google News
Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev: I am victim of 'monstrous set up'
Ulyukayev denies the charges. He says he thought the bag holding the bribe was a gift of expensive alcohol. “A monstrous and cruel provocation was carried out against me,” Ulyukayev told the court in his final statement before it hands down a verdict ...
Posted on 7 December 2017 | 4:13 am | Google News
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