The investigating authorities opened a criminal case against the former Governor of Chelyabinsk region Mikhail Yurevich. This is stated in the message of Investigatory Committee of Russia.
The case was initiated on the fact of receiving a bribe by Yurevich, who held in 2012, the Governor of the Chelyabinsk region, the Ministry said. According to investigators, then Yurevich received a bribe from Vitaly Teslenko, appointed by the Governor to the post of Minister of health of Chelyabinsk region.
The size of bribes in the TFR message is not specified.
Yurevich held a post of the Governor of Chelyabinsk region from April 2010 to January 2014. In early 2014 he signed a resignation “at own will”.