The ex-Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh. August 2016
Photo: Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called a “canard” allegations that administration officials had offered the ex-Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh house arrest in exchange for testimony against Alexei Navalny
Journalists asked Peskov to comment on a Vedomosti that the representatives of the presidential administration allegedly promised the former Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh to release him under house arrest if he testifies against Alexei Navalny.
“This is a series of information “ducks”, — said Peskov (quoted by TASS).
According to the representative of the Kremlin, “investigations are conducted, and neither the presidential administration nor the staff of the presidential administration do not have and can not have a relationship to investigation, especially can’t promise that someone somewhere will let you.” “This rather belongs to the category of the absurd,” concluded Sands.
The article “Vedomosti”, in which the proposal of the representatives of the presidential administration, White said a friend of the former Governor, was published earlier Friday, 25 November. The source also said that with this proposal, including associated recent change of lawyers White.
However, the interlocutor of RBC familiar with the process, insists that White refused the services of lawyers Prokhorov and Mikhailova not to accept the plea deal. According to the interlocutor of RBC familiar White has long insisted that he should find other protectors, including, and because of their employment in the process in the case of the murder of Boris Nemtsov. In addition, as has been said by White in the proceedings, he intends to prove his innocence.
White already testified in the case of “Kirovles”, but then they did not play a decisive role and does not Bulk unmasked as a criminal, I am sure the source of RBC.
Out-of-business White November 9, lawyers Vadim Prokhorov and Olga Mikhailova declined to comment on the situation.