Ex-regional top official to stand trial on graft charges
MOSCOW, September 27 (RAPSI) – A court will consider a bribery case against a former deputy governor of Russia’s Kurgan Region Roman Vanyukov, RAPSI has learnt in the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
Indictment has been already approved against the defendant.
According to the investigation, the accused, acting as the Kurgan Region’s deputy governor for the regional road industry financing, in 2018, ordered his subordinates to firstly disburse payments on executed contracts to organizations, which gave him bribes.
Prior to his arrest, Vanyukov received nearly 5.5 million rubles (over $85,000). In total, he was about to get over 27 million rubles (about $420,000).