Russian ex-minister does 8 years in prison

MOSCOW – The Russian ex-minister of Economics Alexej Oeljoekajev is also on appeal and sentenced to eight years in prison. Also the Moscow court of appeal found him guilty of corruption.

Oeljoekajev had himself a 2 million dollar bribe by Igor Setshin, the ceo of energy company Rosneft, to the acquisition of the staatsoliebedrijf Bashneft by Rosneft to approve it. Self time he denies that and insists he has been framed.

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