The court in Novosibirsk have closed the criminal case of the wife of ex-Governor Yurchenko

© RIA Novosti / Rostislav to Netcomplete in fotobabble the Governor of the Novosibirsk region Vasily Yurchenko. Archival photoThe court in Novosibirsk have closed the criminal case of the wife of ex-Governor Yurchenko© RIA Novosti / Rostislav to Netcomplete the image Bank

The world court of Railway area of Novosibirsk has closed the criminal case the wife of the former Governor of Novosibirsk region Vasily Yurchenko Natalia not to notify about the availability of a residence permit in Austria, reported on the website of the judicial district.

«The criminal case against Yurchenko N. N., accused under article 330.2 of the criminal code (breach of duty on the filing of a notice of availability of a residence permit in a foreign state), closed in connection with lapse of time of criminal prosecution», — is spoken in the message.

The case of Natalia Yurchenko with the indictment of the Prosecutor was submitted to the magistrate of the district Railway in September this year.

About excitation of criminal case against the wife of Vasily Yurchenko, the Russian Investigative Committee reported on 15 July 2016. According to investigators, in November 2014, Natalia Yurchenko had in Austria a residence permit with validity period from November 2014 to November 2017, however, in violation of the law has not filed a written notice to the Federal migration service.

The penalty provisions for «non-performance of the obligation to serve notice of the presence of citizenship of a foreign state or a residence permit» is punishable with a fine or compulsory work.

Vasily Yurchenko was the Governor of the Novosibirsk region from 2010 to 2014, and before that for five years held the position of first Vice-the Governor. In March 2014 Yurchenko lost his post «in connection with loss of trust», and in may, the investigators instituted the criminal case against him first about negligence (the decision subsequently overturned by the Prosecutor), and then in August on abuse of power. In October 2017, the court found the former officer guilty of excess of powers of office at sale of land in the centre of Novosibirsk and sentenced him to three years of imprisonment conditionally.

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