Dmitry Plyukhin, the Head of Mogocha area in Transbaikal Region, criticized the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on his Facebook page, calling his visit to Chita just a show. Earlier, Plyukhin had been banned from the election.
A criminal case against Andrey Levchenko, the General Director of Stalkonstruktsiya Closed Joint Stock Company, has been submitted to court in the Irkutsk region. The businessman is charged with tax evasion and non-payment of salaries to the personnel. This is a typical situation in Russia: large businesses always experience financial problems. Somebody manages to get off the hook using resources and connections; somebody has to answer for the wrongdoing, including legal liability. But the case of Andrey Levchenko is really unique. Why is it so?