Yuri Malyshev accepted bribes on the card
For the approval of two flights of the Kazakh airline Zirpegeb, the ex-official of the Federal Air Transport Agency was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison
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© TASS03/28/2023, Ex-deputy head of the traffic regulation department of the Federal Air Transport Agency Malyshev added a year for a bribe
The Tverskoy Court of Moscow sentenced the former deputy head of the traffic regulation department of the Federal Air Transport Agency Yuri Malyshev to a year in prison for a bribe from a Kazakh airline. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the court.
“The court found Malyshev guilty under part 5 of article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Receiving a bribe related to extortion and on a large scale”) and sentenced him to one year in a strict regime colony. in the form of nine years and six months in a strict regime colony,” the press service said. Also, the ex-official will have to pay a fine of 1 million 550 thousand rubles.
The press service did not specify the details of the second criminal case of Malyshev. According to the Kommersant newspaper, the convict received two bribes from the Kazakh airline Zirpegeb. Its representatives needed approval for two single flights in Russian airspace, one of which took place in December 2017 and the other in June 2018. For issuing permits for overflight, Malyshev received 200,000 and 126,000 rubles from a Zirpegeb representative.
“Kommersant”, 03/29/2023, “Flights caused landings”: After his release, Yuri Malyshev will not be allowed to hold positions in state authorities and municipalities for six years. The wife of Yuri Malyshev was present at the announcement of the verdict in the Tverskoy court, but she flatly refused to communicate with journalists, like the former official of the Federal Air Transport Agency himself. […] According to Kommersant, the TFR tried to impute more episodes to the official, but only two of them were confirmed. Yuri Malyshev pleaded not guilty. — Inset K.ru
In December 2020, the Cheryomushkinsky Court of Moscow sentenced Malyshev to 8.5 years in prison and a fine of 15.5 million rubles for taking a bribe. The court established that from January 2017 to June 2018, the defendant, both personally and through an intermediary, repeatedly received bribes from officials and representatives of Streamline OPS, Aviastar-TU and IFly airlines for approving applications for non-scheduled aircraft flights these companies. The total amount of the bribe exceeded 4 million rubles.
The courts also issued convictions against the intermediary and the bribers. In particular, on February 28 last year, the Cheryomushkinsky District Court sentenced the CEO of IFly Evgenia Filatova to 3.5 years in prison conditionally with a fine of 6.48 million rubles.