When do they end? Another official bites the dust on corruption charges


December 19, 2017 – FRN – 

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Vesti– translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The court has arrested the deputy speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Nizhny Novgorod region Oleg Sorokin . He will remain in custody until 17 February 2018.

Sorokin’s home and office were searched. According to the investigation, as the head of the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Sorokin personally received a bribe of one million dollars from the owner of one of the construction companies.  

From 2005 to 2010 he was a deputy of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod, from 2010 to 2015 – the head of Nizhny Novgorod. Last year he was elected to the regional Legislative Assembly.

It would seem somebody is really ‘clearing the swap’ as of late…

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