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Russia: Kirov Region governor detained on suspicion of bribe-taking01:19

Russia: Kirov Region governor detained on suspicion of bribe-taking

Russian Federation, Moscow
June 24, 2016 at 18:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Governor of Kirov Region, Nikita Belykh, was detained while allegedly receiving a €400,000 ($446,392) bribe in Moscow on Friday.

The Investigative Committee announced that Nikita Belykh had been arrested and that a criminal case had been opened against him.

Belykh has held the position of the governor of Kirov Region since 2009.

Russia: Kirov Region governor detained on suspicion of bribe-taking01:19
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The Governor of Kirov Region, Nikita Belykh, was detained while allegedly receiving a €400,000 ($446,392) bribe in Moscow on Friday.

The Investigative Committee announced that Nikita Belykh had been arrested and that a criminal case had been opened against him.

Belykh has held the position of the governor of Kirov Region since 2009.