The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against the mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev, the official website of the Department. He is suspected of abuse of power that entailed grave consequences, and commercial bribery.
“The Department on investigation of especially important cases of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case against the mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev and other persons on the grounds of crimes under part 3 of article 285 of the RF criminal code (abuse of official powers that caused grave consequences) and part 3 of article 204 of the criminal code (commercial bribery),” — said in the message Department.
The head of the Primorsky branch of the party “Yabloko” Nikolay Markovtsev, in the past Vice-mayor of Vladivostok, said that according to his information Pushkarev was arrested on Wednesday morning and since then it nobody saw. “They took him to search his country house, he said. – The investigation deals with the FSB, so the details of what happens, nobody knows. Receive a lot of conflicting information”.