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the Investigative Committee of the Leningrad region reported about the detention of two officers of the company “Main electric networks of Severo-Zapad”, branch of “FGC UES”. Criminal case for attempting to obtain a bribe in especially large size.

From the materials that the crime involved the development Director and the head of the contract Department. Employees tried to negotiate the accession of “NOVATEK — Ust-Luga” to the electric substation “Sochi”, owned by the oil terminal “Ust-Luga oil”.

From his superiors last detainees demanded a bribe of 100 million rubles under the threat that otherwise the deal could not take place. The suspects acted not independently, but through an intermediary. The Executive Director of the terminal was forced to agree.

“In the framework of investigation of this criminal case the investigators of regional management of SK together with employees UFSB across St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region conducted a number of searches in the homes of bribe takers and the alleged mediators, and administrative buildings “MES Severo-the West” and OOO “NOVATEK — Ust-Luga”, which was discovered and seized documents and electronic media of interest to the investigation” — have told in a press-service SK.

While in office to decide the issue of remand detainees. The investigation is ongoing.

“Backbone electric grids of North-West” work on the territory of the northwestern Federal district. The company is responsible for the operation of transmission lines and substations. The service area includes the 11 regions.

Earlier in the Tomsk region staged a shootout with the guards of the station “FGC UES”. Not without fire and mortally wounded. The company stated that their employees are not related to the incident and the detainees belong to a private security organization.

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