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The Kremlin responded to the accusations of Belarus to the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom’s involvement in the scandal surrounding the BGB. About it writes RIA Novosti.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called on Minsk to argue his case, saying that allegations against international companies may not be unfounded. He recalled that the interests of the largest Russian companies are under state protection.
Earlier, the state control Committee of Belarus said that the activities of the detainee in the case of Belgazprombank head of the credit institution Victor Babariko, which applies for a post of the President of Belarus, stood some of the “puppeteers” of “Gazprom”.
Babariko led the Belarusian Belgazprombank (owned by “Gazprom”) for 20 years. Of the credit institution’s problems began after his head in may announced his candidacy for the presidential elections. A month after the nomination offices were searched in a criminal case on the legalization of funds obtained by criminal means, the detained executives. On 18 June the authorities detained and Babariko, he was suspected of trying to influence the witnesses and withholding evidence in the case of Belgazprombank.
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