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Investigators seek to detain Rosneft subsidiary CEO suspected of bribery

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Investigators have demanded to detain CEO of Rosneft oil company’s subsidiary RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz, Andrey Bardin, on suspicion of corruption, spokesperson of the Tagansky District Court of Moscow Tatiana Sukhinina told RAPSI.

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Bardin is suspected of commercial bribery in the amount of 1 million rubles ($17,500).

According to investigation, RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz CEO Bardin conspired with a group of people to illegally obtain the money. On September 9, the defendant received 1 million rubles from a representative of one of companies in Moscow.

Allegedly he promised a briber not to create obstacles for the company’s participation in a tender.

RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz is one of the oldest Russian oil- production companies engaging in the business in Sakhalin.

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