Russia proposes UN to be venue for discussing world’s controversial anti-doping systemSport December 06, 21:04
Dialogue on Germany’s initiative for armed control depends on NATO — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 20:57
Mikhail Saakashvili says he seeks to change Ukraine’s political classWorld December 06, 20:46
Defense minister promises 2017 World Military Games in Sochi to be held 'at highest level'Military & Defense December 06, 20:37
Syrian army takes control of another 5 districts in eastern Aleppo — ministryWorld December 06, 20:13
Turkish PM Yildirim’s exclusive op-ed for TASS on relations with RussiaWorld December 06, 19:58
Lawmaker says Jagland asked Duma speaker not to set conditions for Russia’s return to PACERussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 19:09
Merkel calls for Islamic veils banWorld December 06, 18:44
Meteorite reportedly crashes in West SiberiaSociety & Culture December 06, 18:27
YEKATERINBURG, March 27. /TASS/. Yekaterinburg’s Leninsky District Court has arrested Chelyabinsk Region Vice-Governor Nikolay Sandakov for two months, the court told TASS on Friday.
"On request from investigators, the court decided to arrest Sandakov for two months," it said.
The vice-governor was charged with bribery. He faces up to 15 years in prison and a fine.
Russia’s Deputy Prosecutor in the Urals federal district Yury Ponomarev took the investigation under personal control. "All necessary procedures of establishing circumstances are being carried out," the prosecutor office’s spokesman Dmitry Serebrennikov told TASS. "No additional details can be disclosed now in the interests of the investigation," he added.
Sandakov was detained on Thursday in Chelyabinsk. He was transferred to Yekaterinburg and questioned there.