IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
PARIS, May 17 (Itar-Tass) - Societe Generale (SocGen) closely monitors the development of the situation around the Russian unit Rosbank after its board chairman and senior vice-president were detained on Wednesday on suspicion of receiving a bribe.
“Russia is one of the main markets where the company sees a big potential for growth,” said an official statement of SocGen’s leadership, which Itar-Tass received on Thursday.
“Societe Generale closely monitors the situation in its Russian unit in close cooperation with the Russian authorities,” it said. Societe Generale together with Rosbank have ensured a normal functioning of the bank under the interim management of Igor Antonov, and under the supervision of Didier Hauguel, Group Chief Country Officer for Russia at Societe Generale Group and Rosbank’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, the statement said.
SocGen makes no further comment as to the situation around Rosbank that has found itself involved in a corruption scandal.
Rosbank CEO Vladimir Golubkov and Senior Vice President Tamara Polyanitsina were detained in Moscow on Wednesday.
Vladimir Golubkov received in 2012-2013 more than one million US dollars and he was detained when he was receiving the last part of the demanded sum, spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee (SK) Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass.
“Criminal proceedings were opened against Chairman of the Board of Rosbank Vladimir Golubkov and his subordinate under Article 204 of the RF Criminal Code (commercial bribery on a large scale),” he confirmed.