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Ex-mayor of Vladivostok Pushkarev transferred to a colony

Ex-mayor of Vladivostok Pushkarev transferred to a colony
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Convicted ex-mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev was transferred from a pre-trial detention center to a colony. He will serve his sentence in the Spassky district of Primorye.

As the RIA News referring to the lawyer of the ex-head of Vladivostok, Alexander Vysotsky, Pushkarev was in jail since January this year. Now he was transferred to colony No. 33 of the Spassky district.

In April 2019, Igor Pushkarev sentenced to 15 years maximum security colonies for distributing federal money between companies controlled by themselves. In May last year, the Prosecutor General’s office prepared a lawsuit against Pushkarev and his accomplices 3,2 billion rubles. The basis was the revealed facts of a cartel conspiracy.

In January of this year, the ex-mayor was delivered from Moscow in the pre-trial detention center of Vladivostokfrom where, by video link, he took part in the consideration of the civil suit of the Prosecutor General. In early March, the court granted the lawsuit, but its amount decreased from 3,281 billion to 1,452 billion rubles.

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