TFR asked to place the speaker under house arrest

The consequence has addressed in court with the petition for election concerning the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev preventive measure in the form of house arrest. This is stated in the message on the website of the TFR.

Press Secretary of the Basmanny court Juno Tsarev said that the petition of a consequence the court has not yet been received.

The investigative Committee announced the arrest of speaker in the night of Tuesday, November 15, on suspicion in receiving a bribe of $2 million for a positive evaluation, which has allowed “Rosneft” to acquire “Bashneft”.

On Tuesday the Minister of economic development visited the interrogation in the TFR, where he was charged with receiving a bribe with extortion in especially large amount (part 6, item 290 of the criminal code). According to investigators, the speaker asked the representative of “Rosneft” a bribe for the “legitimate results of the positive conclusion and valuation” of the acquisition of state stake in Bashneft. “The defendant made threats using their authority to create further obstacles for companies,” — said Tuesday the press-Secretary of Department Svetlana Petrenko.

Today, the court has to choose a speaker to measure.