Investigators have brought corruption charges against Sergei Karepkin, former deputy chairman of the Sakhalin Region government who was responsible for the fishing industry, RIA Novosti reports Wednesday citing official spokesman for Russia’s Investigative Committee, Vladimir Markin.
Charges have been also brought against ex-minister of agriculture in the region, Nikolai Borisov.
According to Markin, Karepkin is charged with bribe-taking while Borisov is suspected of mediating bribery. Alexander Khoroshavin, the ex-governor of the Sakhalin Region, is also a defendant in the case.
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