Putin blasts Lithuania’s ‘idiotic conclusion’ about Russian judges being threat to VilniusRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 16:38
Court refuses to summon Chechen leader Kadyrov for questioning in Nemtsov murder caseRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 16:00
Spain becomes most popular foreign destination for Russian touristsSociety & Culture December 06, 15:52
Putin urges to prevent erosion of Russian ConstitutionRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 15:40
Alexander Van der Bellen wins presidential election in AustriaWorld December 06, 15:33
Nurses killed in Aleppo hospital attack to be buried with military honorsWorld December 06, 15:26
Putin says Russia’s legal framework changes too quicklyRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 06, 15:10
Syrian authorities rule out ceasefire if militants refuse to leave Aleppo — ministryWorld December 06, 14:55
Turkish PM praises Moscow, Ankara efforts in fight against terrorismWorld December 06, 14:36
MOSCOW, August 11. /TASS/. A suspect in the fraud case launched against the former governor of the Komi Republic, Vyacheslav Gaizer, has committed suicide in a Moscow pre-trial detention center, the Russian Investigative Committee said on Thursday.
"A probe has been launched into this incident," the committee’s press service stated.
Anton Fayershtein, 42, was found dead in his cell on August 9, media reports said. Fayershtein’s lawyer Vyacheslav Leontyev told TASS that his suicide was caused either by the pressure put on him during the investigation process, or in a conflict with cellmates.
Last September, Moscow’s Basmanny sanctioned the arrest of 15 high-ranking officials of the Komi Republic, including its governor Vyacheslav Gaizer, charged with organizing a crime network and fraud.