The Moscow court will continue the debate of the parties in the case of ex-Minister Ulyukayev

Representatives of the Zamoskvoretsky court of capital on Thursday will continue the debate on the resonant case of the former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, who is accused of receiving a bribe from the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin.


The court, as expected, plans to listen to arguments another lawyer Ulyukayev. After that will be arguments, and already after that the defendant will provide the last word. The judge then retired to the conference room to discuss the details of the sentencing.

At the moment, Ulyukayev threatens till 15 years of imprisonment. In the history of modern Russia, he became the first Minister at the Federal level, who was arrested for corruption. The trick, as noted, was paid for by the Ministry of the conclusion, which allowed Rosneft to carry out the transaction on purchase of the state stake in Bashneft.