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Russian Governor Held On Corruption Charges Refused Bail

A Moscow justice has refused to bail Kirov segment administrator Nikita Belykh, who was arrested final month on crime charges, a TASS news group reported Wednesday.

Belykh’s lawyers had appealed to a justice for a politician to be placed underneath residence detain or expelled on bail of 28 million rubles ($430,000), TASS reported.

“The review has no drift for gripping him underneath detain though a justice took no notice,” pronounced Vadim Prokhorov, Belykh’s lawyer. Prokhorov pronounced that his client’s health was deteriorating in jail and confirmed that Belykh was “not a bribe-taker.” He also told reporters that Belykh was prepared to go to a European Court of Human Rights to interest his apprehension and to transparent his name, TASS reported.

Belykh has been hold in pretrial apprehension given he was arrested in a Moscow grill final month and charged with receiving bribes value 400 thousand euros ($442 thousand). The income was allegedly meant to safeguard a administrator “promoted a interests” of dual companies in a Kirov region.

Belykh, a former antithesis celebration leader, has publicly pronounced that a box opposite him was “not politically motivated.” He maintains his innocence, claiming that he perceived a income legally to spend on services for a Kirov region.

A horde of magnanimous domestic total have come out in support of Belykh given his arrest, including a personality of a Yabloko party, Grigory Yavlinsky, a arch editor of radio hire Ekho Moskvy and a Duma member Dmitry Gudkov.   

Belykh is a third administrator of a Russian segment to be arrested on crime charges in a final dual years.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/574422.html