MAKS-2017 airshow yields contracts to over $6bln - Russian ministry of industry and tradeBusiness & Economy July 23, 23:48
Russian consumer rights watchdog chief names cities with highest HIV ratesSociety & Culture July 23, 21:41
Serbian filmmaker Kustirica says Crimea’s reunification with Russia is natural processSociety & Culture July 23, 21:40
Israeli embassy in Amman attacked by terrorists, some people wounded - TVWorld July 23, 21:35
Boxing Day on Red Square sets new Guinness recordSport July 23, 8:33
Joseph Dunford says Russia most military capable country of those posing threat to USWorld July 23, 4:57
Russia’s US envoy Kislyak steps down, his deputy to act as Charg d'Affaires ad interimRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 23, 1:33
Putin greets KamAZ-Master team - winner of Silk Way RallySport July 22, 15:20
Agreements on East Ghouta zone in Syria signed - Defense MinistryWorld July 22, 14:20
ODESSA, August 27 /TASS/. Odessa’s new police Chief Oleg Makukha was detained on Thursday for extorting a $20,000 bribe for illegal assistance in the solution of a corporate conflict, the press service of Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office said on Thursday.
"The Odessa police chief was caught red-handed when receiving a graft worth $20,000" the press service said.
Makukha was appointed the head of the Odessa city police department on July 1, 2015 on recommendation from regional police chief Georgy Lortkipanidze, who in turn had received an invitation from Odessa’s Governor Mikheil Saakashvili to come to work in Odessa. Prior to his new appointment, Makukha had headed the anti-organized crime department of Ukraine’s Nikolayev region.