Alekseeva had not discussed with Putin the sentence Ulyukayev

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in fotoreceptor of the Moscow Helsinki group Lyudmila AlekseevaAlekseeva had not discussed with Putin the sentence Ulyukayev© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

The head of the Moscow Helsinki group Lyudmila Alekseeva has told that did not discuss with President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the sentence of ex-Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, not to highlight his case amongst others.

Putin Alekseev was awarded the state prize for outstanding achievements in the field of human rights activities.

«Two days home phone and mobile rang continuously. And saying tell me about so-and-so, tell me about that. Did about all you say? This sea of human misery. I am very sorry Ulyukayev, I know him personally. I know that he is an honest man,» — said Alexeyev RIA Novosti.

«I believe he was ashamed. I can’t not sympathize with him, and I have no doubt that no a bribe he didn’t take», she added.

Ulyukayev was sentenced to eight years of penal colony for bribe reception in 2 million dollars from the head of «Rosneft» Igor Sechin. Additionally, 61-year-old Ulyukayev, the most senior convicted bribe-taker in modern Russian history — was sentenced to a fine of 130 million rubles and after the liberation banned for 8 years working in the civil service. The verdict caused an outcry, a number of human rights defenders made a criticism of the process, in particular, the head of the Moscow Helsinki group Lyudmila Alekseeva drew attention to the fact that wine Ulyukayev has been proven by the testimony of Sechin, who was not on the court.

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