The main witness in the case against him was sentenced to probation

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sentenced the former head of the Secretariat of the Sakhalin region Governor Vyacheslav Gorbachev – the main witness on the case of bribery brought against ex-Governor Alexander Khoroshavin said the Agency “Interfax”.

it is Established that headed by former Governor criminal group from may to November 2014 received bribes in the amount of one hundred million rubles. And Vyacheslav Gorbachev together with other members of the group organized the receipt of illegal remuneration from applicants for participation in elections of deputies of the city Duma in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk of the fifth convocation.

Photo: Eugene biyatov/RIA Novosti FPS reported, where the former head of the Sakhalin region Khoroshavin

For taking bribes in especially large size the court sentenced the accused to imprisonment for seven years and ten months probation with a probation period of five years.

In October 2019 southern-the Sakhalin city court found Vyacheslav Gorbachev guilty of five episodes of bribes in especially large size and episode of legalization of the criminal income in the organized group. He was sentenced to seven and a half years of imprisonment conditionally. Then was the arrest of the property of the defendant in Moscow and in the Krasnodar region. In his last word 65-year-old Gorbachev admitted his guilt and reminded the court that he suffered from several serious illnesses.

February 9, 2018, the court found him guilty of accepting bribes and money laundering in a criminal group. The ex-Governor was sentenced to thirteen years imprisonment in a penal colony, a fine of half a billion rubles, and lacheyNIJ state awards.

Charged with thirteen counts of bribery and one episode of cooking for bribery presented the prizes on the second criminal case. Now the former head of the Sakhalin region, met with the materials of the case, consisting of more than a hundred volumes.