The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, claims that the former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, who is arrested on suspicion in extortion and receiving a bribe of $2 million, inhibited the transfer of “Chechenneftekhimprom” terrible. About this the Chechen leader wrote in his Instagram, telling about the outcome of the meeting of the anti-corruption Commission of the Republic.
“The Republic for a long time is faced with serious difficulties in resolving the issue of transfer of “Chechenneftekhimprom” the property of the Chechen Republic. On the letters there is a resolution of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, there is a positive conclusion of a legal assignment. But the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, now former, hindered the decision without any justification. Now it became clear that we didn’t really know how to act to obtain the signature of Mr. speaker,” — wrote Kadyrov.
At the end of December last year, Putin supported the proposal by Kadyrov to transfer to the Republic “Chechenneftekhimprom”. Now “Chechenneftekhimprom” wholly owned by the government. However, the part of the property leases controlled by the company “Rosneft” Grozneftegaz. In June, “Kommersant” wrote that the Ministry has proposed a transmission scheme of the oil company terrible. At the same time, sources in the Ministry said that the list of leased property is not yet defined because of its large volume and to predict the timing of completion of the process difficult.
On 15 November the Investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) has informed on detention of the speaker and the charges against him of extortion and receiving a bribe in the amount of $2 million According to investigators, the Minister got the money for economic development issued a positive evaluation, which has allowed “Rosneft” to acquire the government’s stake in Bashneft.
On the same day, by decision of the Basmanny court Ulyukayev was placed under house arrest. After that, Putin signed a decree on dismissal of the speaker from the post of head of economic development in connection with loss of trust. Itself the speaker on the court, which addressed the issue of election to it measures of restraint, refused to admit his guilt and stated that refrains from testifying. He also expressed readiness to cooperate with the investigation.