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MOSCOW, May 16 (Itar-Tass) - Civil Platform Party leader, business tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov has signed a petition asking the court not to arrest chairman of Rosbank's board Vladimir Golubkov, suspected of commercial bribery,
"Mikhail Prokhorov has signed the petition," Civil Platform spokeswoman Tatyana Kosobokova told Itar-Tass.
A source close to the businessman said "Prokhorov knows him /Golubkov/ very well as a decent person."
Rosbank board chairman Vladimir Golubkov and senior vice-president of this loan institution Tamara Polyanitsyna were detained in Moscow on Wednesday. Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass that a criminal case had been opened against Golubkov and his subordinate over "commercial bribery in an especially large amount." The SK believes Golubkov illegally received more than one million dollars in 2012-2013.