Russian Court docket Jails Ex-Minister Alexei Ulyukayev For eight Years In Bribery Case

Russian Court Jails Ex-Minister Ulyukayev For 8 Years In Bribery Case

Alexei Ulyukayev, waits for the beginning of a court docket listening to within the court docket constructing in Moscow. (Reuters)

Moscow:  A Russian court docket sentenced ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev to eight years in jail on Friday after discovering him responsible of taking a $2 million bribe from Igor Sechin, the CEO of oil big Rosneft.

Court docket bailiffs put handcuffs on Ulyukayev and escorted him to a cage within the courtroom after the presiding choose, Larisa Semyonova, had pronounced the sentence.

The court docket additionally dominated that Ulyukayev should pay a positive of greater than 130 million roubles ($2.21 million).

($1 = 58.8590 roubles)

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