East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
Surgut attacker is identified as a local resident - investigationSociety & Culture August 19, 14:09
Combat module containing neural networks may become series in Russia in 2018 — designerMilitary & Defense August 19, 10:44
Russian Head of General Staff Gerasimov hands award weapon to Syrian generalMilitary & Defense August 19, 9:10
German politician says Crimea should to be recognized as part of RussiaWorld August 19, 6:22
Russian Emergencies Ministry carries out over 430 humanitarian missions abroad since 1993Society & Culture August 19, 6:18
Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
MOSCOW, February 11 (Itar-Tass) – Deputy Head of the Moscow Oncology Institute Sergei Bezyayev was detained on suspicion of taking a bribe of 29 million roubles, press service of Russia’s Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“Specialists of the Chief Department of Economic Security and Fighting Corruption of the Interior Ministry detained Deputy Head of the Gertsen Moscow Oncology Institute Sergei Bezyayev as he was receiving an illegal remuneration of 29 million roubles,” the press service said.
“The police have learned that jointly with other persons, the official received the remuneration from a representative of a commercial organisation, Grand Medicina, for guaranteed state contracts to supply high technology medical equipment to the institute,” the source said.
The checking of the illegal activities at the institute was organised on the basis of the information, which came from the Ministry of Healthcare. “During the “operational experiment” the official was detained red-handed in his office as he was receiving the illegal remuneration,” the press service said.
The Interior Ministry’s Investigative Department initiated proceedings on fraud on a large scale (Part 4 of Article 159 of the Russian Federation’s Criminal Code). “The suspect has made a confession and is cooperating actively with the investigation,” the source continued saying.
Moscow’s Tverskoy Court chose a preventive measure against Bezyayev in the form of house arrest.
“Presently, specialists of the Interior Ministry’s Chief Department of Economic Security and Fighting Corruption are checking for possible involvement of other persons, including staff of the oncology scientific research institute, in the illegal activities in purchases of medical equipment and distribution of the budget financing allocated for development of high technologies at federal specialised medical facilities,” the source at the Interior Ministry said adding they had been working closely with the Ministry of Healthcare.