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Detained Russian deputy defense minister might face new charges

Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Investigative Committee informed on Friday that the involvement of Deputy Defense Minister Timur Ivanov, who was arrested on a bribery case, is being investigated in other possible crimes for which he might be charged.

It also clarified that the criminal case may go beyond an episode of receiving bribes, and the appearance of new defendants is also possible.

Ivanov is accused of receiving a one-million-dollar bribe while carrying out contracts and subcontracts for the Defense Ministry. He and other defendants were arrested.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signed an order to remove Ivanov from his post.

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