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Former vice president of the Moscow region government Svetlana Strigunkova detained – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: July 12, 2024 Time: 16:07:37

Svetlana Strigunkova was accused of receiving a bribe on an especially large scale. As news agencies report from the courtroom, the accused herself does not admit guilt.

“The court granted the request of the investigating authorities to select a preventive measure in the form of detention for a period of 1 month 22 days, that is, until June 15, 2024,” the statement said.

According to investigators, Strigunkova received bribes from executors of government contracts for the repair of healthcare facilities in the Moscow region. “The accused, who had business connections, attracted acquaintances and trusted officials to participate in the criminal conspiracy,” the press service quotes the position of the investigating authorities.

Recall that Svetlana Strigunkova headed the health unit in the Moscow region government and left her position of her own free will in March 2024. She was detained on April 24. As TASS reports, Svetlana Strigunkova was accused of receiving a bribe in the total amount of at least 123 million rubles. However, final amounts are still being determined.

“Eight criminal cases have been combined into one process, including against several government officials of the Ministry of Health of the Moscow region, as well as against the management of a single customer for repair work and representatives of several commercial organizations on the grounds of criminal offenses. provided for in part 6 of article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (accepting a bribe) and part 5 of article 291 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (giving a bribe),” the investigation documents say.

As it became known in court, at the time of her arrest Strigunkova was not employed. He asked to choose a containment measure for her that was not related to her detention. “I ask you to put me under house arrest, I do not have a second passport, I do not have real estate,” said the accused. However, the court sent her to a remand center.

The testimony against Svetlana Strigunkova was given by the Deputy Minister of Health of the Moscow Region, Alexander Zakharov, arrested in January in a corruption case. The investigation accuses him of having received around 34 million rubles in bribes.

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