Army officer sentenced to prison for taking $96k bribe
MOSCOW, September 22 - RAPSI. A district military court found guilty Lt. Col. Alexei Shishkin, former chief officer of the Space Forces financial planning group, to four years in prison for taking the $96,600 bribe, the Prosecutors Office reported on Thursday.
"It was established that the officer took a bribe amounting to $96,600 in 2009, and illegally transferred $956,000 in excess of the established amount to a military unit," the office reported.
Upon court's ruling Shishkin will be confined to a high security correction facility.