Bribes for the colonel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs went from contracts of the Russian Railway and bankers. It became known at a meeting of Basmanny Court of Moscow which has taken into custody "the king of state orders" of Valery Markelov and the former lawyer Victor Belevtsov. The investigation believes that they bribed the most famous colonel of the country Valery Markelov. Photo: Andrey Nikerichev/AGN Moscow the Version that 8,5 billion rubles found at the family of the colonel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Dmitry Zakharchenko were kickbacks from the firms which were carrying out contracts of the Russian Railway, it seems, was confirmed. In the case of "the fighter against corruption" two persons involved have appeared. The co-owner of "Group of companies 1520" and the board member of Interprogressbank (IPB) Valeriya Markelov was suspected that he within nine years bribed the security officer for business "protection racket", and the lawyer Victor Belevtsov is considered the intermediary. The investigation has estimated the total amount of bribes in more than 2 billion rubles. Basmanny Court of the capital has imprisoned both in the pre-trial detention center. At a court session Markelov's lawyers have said that their client is ready to tell investigators even "more, than they can present". They asked to send the businessman under house arrest in Zhukovka situated near Moscow and were even ready to rent apartment near Investigative Committee, but it hasn't helped. The Markelov detained in the morning on October 1 in Sochi and brought by plane to Moscow almost all process has kept silent. Before him have managed to interrogate on a charge of bribery in especially large size (the p. 5 of Art. 291 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). He hasn't admitted the guilt. By the way, co-owners of "Group of companies 1520" won all fat contracts of the Russian Railway until recently and "Kings of the state order" which makes the Forbes magazine have won in 2018 first place in rating. The edition has estimated their cost at 218,2 billion rubles. Addressing the judge, the lawyer of the detainee Roman Voronin has told that charge to the client was brought yet, but the sums are involved in case really "astronomical". However how many impute him to the client as bribes, the lawyer hasn't told. Bankers and the polkovniyena also the investigator of ICR Roman Buravlev has cleared up the events. He has told that the businessman Valery Markelov bribed the former Deputy head of department "T" of the Main Directorate for Economic Safety and Counteracting Corruption of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Dmitry Zakharchenko throughout a long time, namely nine years — since November the 2007th till August, 2016. At the same time the person involved not one acted, and together with the co-owner of "Group of companies 1520" Boris Usherovich, the board member of Modern times bank Ivan Stankievich (media also called him the former common-law husband of the singer Anna Semenovich) and the ex-deputy chairman of Inkredbank Dmitry Motorin. All these people have left Russia. The investigator has added that evidences against Zakharchenko were given during the investigation by the chairman of the board of directors who has gone to London and the owner of Inkredbank Herman Gorbuntsov and also the vice-president of the same credit institution Pyotr Chuvilin. The last has been sentenced in 2016 to four years of colony for attempt at fraud, but was already released this year on UDO. "Chuvilin and Gorbuntsov have pointed to Markelov as on the person, having made
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