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The former governor of the Sakhalin region was transferred to a colony

The former governor of the Sakhalin region was transferred to a colony
Photo: Dmitry Korotaev / Kommersant

The former head of Sakhalin, Alexander Khoroshavin, was sent to a strict regime colony in the Khabarovsk Territory. There he will serve punishment for bribes.

For more than three years, the former governor was in the detention facility in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. As reported RIA Newsthere he was studying a new criminal case of bribes, of which he became a defendant. According to the investigation, the crimes were committed in 2014, during the election of the mayor of the regional center.

Its main term is 13 years of colony strictly mode, Alexander Khoroshavin received in 2018 year. He and his team members were convicted of bribes, the total amount of which exceeded 522 million rubles.

For a long stay in the SIZO, the European Court of Human Rights appointed the former official compensation in the amount of 5,1 thousand euros.