Serving time for taking bribes the former mayor of Rybinsk condemned Russia

European court of human rights ordered Russia to pay a large compensation to the former mayor of the city of Rybinsk (Yaroslavl oblast) Yuri Lastochkin, who is currently serving an eight-year term for bribery and embezzlement. On Wednesday, April 25, announced RIA Novosti his lawyer Ruben Markaryan.

“the Swallow was in jail almost two years, the period of detention, he “same type” extended by various courts, including the Basmanny court of Moscow and court… the ECHR, satisfying the complaint, filed by the defence swallow in January 2015, decided, because Russian courts violated article 5 paragraph 3 of the European Convention on human rights, which referred to the excessive length of pre-trial detention, Russia is obliged to pay to Yury Lastochkin amount of money in the amount of 2100 euros for three months,” — said the lawyer.

At the moment a Swallow, according to the defender, is a medium security detention in a strict regime colony of the town of Bezhetsk.

September 23, 2015, Rybinsk city court of the Yaroslavl region sentenced removed from office by the mayor of the city Yuri Lastochkin to 8.5 years of imprisonment in a strict regime colony. He was found guilty of taking bribes and embezzlement. The court also fined him 140 million rubles and ordered to return to the state millions of rubles, received as a bribe.