March 06, 2014 12:36
Ex-Russian Defense Minister Serdyukov amnestied - source
MOSCOW. March 6 (Interfax) - Former Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has been amnestied by the investigative authorities, a source with knowledge of the situation told Interfax on Thursday.
The Russian Investigative Committee's Main Military Investigations Department made this decision back on February 21 based on an amnesty act passed by the State Duma to mark the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution and at Serdyukov's request.
"The former minister who was charged with negligence filed a request with the investigator on applying amnesty to him, which was granted virtually immediately," he said.
Hence, "Serdyukov's criminal prosecution has been ended on non-rehabilitative grounds."
The military prosecution agencies have not objected to the decision, he said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
September 30, 2016
U.S., Russia to remain competitors in gas markets in Europe, Asia Pacific region - adviser to Trump
Turkey faces threat of blowback within its territory by dual threats from ISIS, Kurds - advisor to Trump
NATO expansion not to put Russia into trouble if fiduciary relations forged between U.S., Russia - Trump's advisor
September 29, 2016
Third participant in notorious shootout in Moscow's Rochdelskaya street detained - Russian Investigative Committee (Part 2)
U.S.' probable decision to suspend cooperation with Russia on Syria to become gift for terrorists - Russian Foreign Ministry
Pamfilova offers to postpone voting day to early October
Disciplinary action imposed on Interior Ministry's anti-corruption department head Kurnosenko - Russian Interior Ministry
Check of economic security, anti-corruption department's 'F' division head ordered, due to his failure to mention property abroad in his tax declaration
U.S.' PROBABLE DECISION TO SUSPEND COOPERATION WITH RUSSIA ON SYRIA TO BECOME GIFT FOR TERRORISTS - RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY
Hizb ut-Tahrir cell's activity suppressed in Tatarstan
Check of Col. Zakharchenko concluded, he was fired from law enforcement agencies - Russian Interior Ministry
Court receives investigation's motion on arrest of ex-head of criminal investigation unit of Moscow's Presnensky Internal Affairs Department (Part 2)
U.S., Russia continue cooperation on Syria despite disagreements - Kosachyov