Rosneft subsidiary CEO to stay detained until November
MOSCOW, October 2 (RAPSI, Lyudmila Klenko) – The Moscow City Court has upheld detention of CEO of Rosneft oil company’s subsidiary RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz, Andrey Bardin, who stands charged with commercial bribery, according to the court’s press office.
Bardin will remain in jail until November 9, 2017.
According to investigation, RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz CEO Bardin has conspired with a group of people to illegally obtain the money. On September 9, the defendant received 1 million rubles (about $17,500) from a representative of one of companies in Moscow. Allegedly he promised a briber not to create obstacles for his company’s participation in a tender.
Bardin has pleaded not guilty to corruption.
RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz is one of the oldest Russian oil- production companies engaging in the business in Sakhalin.