Southern-the Sakhalin city court on Friday, February 9, found the former Governor of the Sakhalin region Alexander Khoroshavin guilty of bribery and sentenced him to 13 years in strict regime colony and a fine of 500 million rubles.
«Having considered the matter, the court decided to admit the prizes of guilty in Commission of crimes under articles «receiving a bribe» and «Legalization of funds obtained by criminal means» and to appoint punishment in the form of 13 years of imprisonment with a fine of 500 million rubles to Alexander Khoroshavin,» leads TASS words of the judge Elena Policing.
Khoroshavin also deprived of state awards and the right to hold public office.
Along with Khoroshavin was sentenced former Deputy Chairman of the regional government Sergei Karakin, former Advisor to the head of the region Andrey Ikramov and former Minister of agriculture of the region Nikolay Borisov. The total amount of bribes, according to the investigation, is about 522 million rubles, said the Agency «Interfax».
The Karakin sentenced to eight years imprisonment and fined 4 million rubles. Ikramov was nine and a half years and fined 176 million. Borisov was found guilty in only one episode with a bribe and will have to pay 2.5 million rubles fine without a real deprivation of liberty.