The former head of the Mari El Republic was detained on suspicion in receiving a bribe


The former head of the Mari El Republic Leonid Markelov is detained on suspicion in receiving a bribe, reports TASS with reference to the lawyer of the former Governor.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the decree about the Markelov release from office of the head of the Mari El Republic on 6 April. The resignation was due to his own request Markelov.

 

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