SK has accused the former Governor Yurevich instigating the libel on the judge

Mikhail Yurevich

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The investigative Committee of Russia made the decision to prosecute the ex-Governor of Chelyabinsk region Mikhail Yurevich criminally liable for incitement to slander on “the First channel”. It also passes on the case of bribery

The investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) has accused the former Governor of Chelyabinsk region Mikhail Yurevich in the incitement to defamation on the First channel. This was reported on the website of the Department.

According to investigators, Yurevich “made instigation Oleg Grachev, appointed first Deputy Governor of Chelyabinsk region, to the spread of slander about the activities of the Chairman of the Chelyabinsk regional court, which was shown in December 2012 on “the First channel”. In November of the following years, the word information was denied under the decision of Ostankinsky district court of Moscow.

SKR made a ruling about bringing Yurevich as a defendant in two articles: part 6 St. 290 criminal code (bribery), part 4 of article 33, part 2 of article 128.1 of the criminal code (incitement to defamation). The consequence considers that jurewicz regularly received bribes from the Minister of health of Chelyabinsk region Vitaly Teslenko. Their total value amounted to 26 million rubles.

The Ministry said that Yurevich was not on interrogation to the investigator on 17 and 20 March, and he was sent a third summons, “in the case of which neglect and failure to appear at the interrogation jurewicz will be declared wanted”.