The court in Vladivostok extended the term of ex-mayor Pushkarev

A court in Vladivostok found convicted ex-mayor Igor Pushkarev guilty of abuse of office with damage to the budget of 33 million rubles and sentenced him to five years in prison, RIA Novosti reports.

Final the punishment in conjunction with the verdict of the Tverskoy Court of Moscow, issued in 2019 in a corruption case, was imposed in the form of imprisonment for a period of 15 years and 3 months in a strict regime colony with a fine of 500 million rubles. The verdict has not yet entered into force.

As the investigation and the court established, Pushkarev limited the commercial activities of passenger transportation companies from 2009 to 2017, granting this right to municipal enterprises whose fleet was serviced by an organization controlled by his relatives relatives. The damage of 33 million rubles was compensated by the defendants during the preliminary investigation.

Igor Pushkarev served as mayor of Vladivostok from 2008 to March 2017 . According to investigators, he helped companies win tenders for road construction for bribes of 75 million rubles. A court in Moscow found the official guilty of abuse of power and taking a bribe, and sentenced him to 15 years in prison.

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