Ulyukayev about the jail: it’s not that bad. I expected it to be worse

Former Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev, who was sentenced to eight years in prison, did not complain of conditions of detention at the Federal detention centre No. 1, the so-called «Grand Central.» He said this «Moskovsky Komsomolets» after the first night spent in custody.

The publication notes that in SIZO «Lefortovo» the former Minister «would not survive».

Commenting on the conditions of detention in prison, the speaker admitted that «it’s not that bad».

«I expected it to be worse,» he added.

The convict told that none of the prison and in any prison he still did not have to happen, although the post of Deputy Minister of Finance was responsible for funding the prison system.

The speaker within ten days of quarantine will be alone in the chamber. He expressed his desire to be alone in the future.

Before sentencing the former Minister was under house arrest.

15 Nov 2016 Sledkom the Russian Federation announced the arrest of the speaker. According to Russian investigators, the official received from Sechin $2 million for the provision of a positive assessment, which allowed Rosneft to buy the state package of shares of «Bashneft».

The speaker refused to accept the blame. During the trial, he said it was a provocation of a bribe from the FSB. According to the former Minister, Sechin shortly before the meeting promised to treat him to a delicious wine.

The last word the speaker said that the guilty only in the fact that «often compromises, career and well-being put above principles, a hypocrite». He added that, when he was in trouble began to realize how hard people live in Russia, and with what injustice they face. «The rest of my life I devote to defending the rights of the people. Forgive me, people,» he concluded.

The prosecution asked for the speaker’s 10 years of strict regime colony. The Russian Prosecutor’s office believes that the actions by the former Minister «has undermined the authority of the government and its credibility».

16 December, the court sentenced the speaker to eight years in a strict regime colony. He will have to spend in prison for seven years, as one year spent under house arrest while the case was considered.

The former Minister was taken into custody in the courtroom. He told reporters that he considers the verdict unfair.

Ulyukayev about the jail: it’s not that bad. I expected it to be worse 16.12.2017

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