Victor Ledenite: RF IC
In the Moscow district court of St.-Petersburg criminal case about extortion of 50 thousand dollars from the General-the Lieutenant of the Investigative Committee (IC) of Russia Victor Ledeneva. This was reported by the United press service of the courts of St. Petersburg, in his Telegram channel.
The status of the accused are former Deputy Plenipotentiary representative of the President in Severo-the Western Federal district Alexander datsyshin and chief editor of the newspaper “New wheel” Igor Mines.
According to investigators, this publication is a series of articles defaming the reputation of the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Kaliningrad region Ledeneva. In particular, they discussed the mansion in which he lives General.
17 Aug 2017 Mines learned from his friend Dacyshyn that General unhappy with posts that cause “significant damage to his rights and legitimate interests”. After that, the editor-in-chief there was “intent, aimed at extorting from Ledeneva 50 thousand dollars under the threat of continuing the spread of defamatory information,” said the press service.
According to investigators, dacyshyn acted as an intermediary and transferred Ledeneva requirement Rudnikova about the transfer of money. November 1, 2017 in the Kaliningrad cafe ProSushi General SK passed assistant editor-in-chief a package of marked bills.
On the same day Rudnikova was detained by the FSB. He also charged that he concealed his residence in the United States.
The journalist in detention was severely beaten: a broken arm and concussion, wrote the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets”. On first examination Rudnikova resulted in shorts at six o’clock in the morning. With the requirement to release the journalist by the international organization “reporters without borders”, the Council on human rights under the President of Russia and human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva.
Mines denies extorting money from Ledeneva. According to him, the General promised him to submit the documents in the criminal case about attempt at Rudnikova.
“New wheels” — an independent newspaper of Kaliningrad, known in the region for his revelatory publications. Thanks to journalist activities of the Mines was several times elected a Deputy of the regional Duma. Currently he is being held in the SIZO “Lefortovo”.
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