Rosneft subsidiary CEO to remain detained in bribery case
MOSCOW, April 9 (RAPSI) - 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, the court’s press service has told RAPSI.
Bardin will stay in detention until May 9.
According to investigation, RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz CEO Bardin has conspired with a group of people to illegally obtain the money. On September 9, 2017, the defendant received 1 million rubles (about $17,000) from a representative of one of companies in Moscow. He allegedly 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.