Former Sakhalin Governor Khoroshavin will act in court with last word

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The former Governor of Sakhalin region Alexander Khoroshavin on Wednesday will act in court with last word, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

The same procedure is waiting and the other defendants in the case – former Deputy Chairman of the government of Sakhalin Sergey Karepkin, adviser to the Governor Andrew Ikramov and former Minister of agriculture, trade and food of the region Nikolai Borisov.

Judge Elena Policia wanted to give the last word of the defendants on Tuesday, after the conclusion of the debate, but the lawyers asked to reschedule for Wednesday, so the defendants could prepare.

The judge agreed to grant them time and postponed the meeting until 15.00 (7.00 a.m. GMT) on December 20.

The prizes detained in March 2015 on the job. The criminal investigation lasted two years, the trial began in March 2017. According to investigators, the officials received bribes from businessmen for 522 million rubles.

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