Two senior officers of the TFR charged

Investigators were charged with receiving a particularly large bribe to the head of management of own safety of Investigatory Committee of Russia (TFR), Mikhail Maksimenko and first Deputy head of the Moscow cupola Denis Nikandrov. About it reports “Interfax” citing a source familiar with the situation.

Both high-ranking employees of the RCDS did not admit his guilt, said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, Nikandrov and Maksimenko refused to testify, citing the 51st article of the Constitution, which gives right not to incriminate yourself and loved ones.

Before official charges were brought against another defendant in the case — Alexander Limonova — Deputy head of the Department of interagency cooperation and private security TFR.

That Nikandrov pleads not guilty, he told reporters in Lefortovo court of the capital, after his arrest. On Wednesday, he also filed a lawsuit on protection of honor in Savelovsky court of Moscow to journalists portal Life.

In the statement of claim (have) he demands to refute the information that allegedly in his apartment was found a 400 thousand Euro obtained for the protection of authoritative businessman Zakhar Kalashov.

As follows from the Protocol of the search of the apartment nikandrova (has), July 19, when the investigation is conducted in its “kopeck piece” was removed the tablet sheets with handwritten text and two leases of premises.

Nikandrov, Limonov and head of the Department of interagency cooperation and private security Mikhail Maksimenko was arrested Lefortovo court late in the evening of 19 July.

According to a source familiar with the investigation, money management SKR has promised to change the measure of restraint close friends reputable businessman Zakhar Kalashov (Shakro Moldova) — Andrew Kochunov and Eduard Romanov. They were arrested after a fight near the restaurant Elements on Rochdelskaya street in the capital in December 2015.

In June, the investigators of the investigation Department at the CAO did not come up with a petition to the court about extending him a measure of restraint. Kauchukov and Novels was formally released but immediately detained on charges of extortion from the hostess of the restaurant. Less than a month in this case was arrested and the Kalash. On 13 July, the Tver court of Moscow sanctioned his arrest.