Surprise Arrest of Russian Minister for Economic Development; FSB Long Prepared Case

November 15, 2016
Aleksei Ulyukayev, minister for economic development, arrested November 14, 2016 on bribe-taking charges.

LIVE UPDATES: Aleksei Ulyukayev, the Russian Minister for Economic Development, was arrested late last night, charged with receiving a $2 million bribe for endorsing the sale of a controlling interest in the oil company Bashneft to Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil company.

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