The White court left in custody until February

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotobanka-Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh in the Presnensky court of Moscow. 13 Sep 2017The White court left in custody until February© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

The Moscow city court has left under guards eks-the Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh, who is accused of receiving bribes, to February 4, 2018, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The decision of Presnensky court of Moscow on the extension against the accused Belykh of a measure of restraint in form of detention to leave without changes «, — has decided court.

White is accused of committing two crimes under part 6 of article 290 of the RF criminal code (receiving a bribe in especially large size). According to investigators, in 2012-2016 the White in person and through intermediaries received a bribe in especially large size for a total amount of 600 thousand euros. Upon application of the RF IC, White was detained June 24, 2016, in one of Moscow restaurants.

Shortly thereafter, the White President of Russia Vladimir Putin removed him from his post of the Governor in connection with loss of trust.

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