The head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin received the position thanks to communications with mafia.
It is told about it in the report of the Spanish prosecutor's office in the case of the Russian mafia which translation I published "Open Russia".
The Spanish investigators designate «Sasha's advance» (Bastrykina–PN) a greatest luck of group of criminal authority of Gennady Petrov which was engaged in money laundering in Spain. Prosecutors refer to listening by police of talk of Petrov and other persons involved in business.
On June 28, 2007 Igor Sobolevsky (then the lawyer, subsequently the deputy chairman of the RF IC) told to Petrov that "Sasha" (Bastrykin) thanks that for appointment to the post.
Sobolevsky thanks to Petrov and with the assistance of the deputy Reznik, as appears from case papers, was appointed Bastrykin's deputy in 2008.
Besides prosecutors claim that the current head of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service Nikolay Aulov is also connected with Petrov.
Auls in 2006–2008 I worked as the chief of General Directorate of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Central Federal District and in one and a half years of 78 times I called Petrov.
«It makes sense to note the actions of people of Aulov executed at the request of Petrov, namely detention of several police officers for the reason that those acted against interests of the person from an environment Petrov» , - prosecutors assure.
«Also Nikolay Aulov, using the communications at the local and federal level, gives support and sposobstvovut to release of licenses and other types of permissions in personal and business - Petrov's interests and his environments. Nikolay Aulov earned a reward from Petrov» , - it is told in the report.
Besides, the Spanish investigators assure that Auls helped Petrov to finish with competitors in the criminal environment. In these dismantlings it was involved allegedly and the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Investigators told that in conversation on July 2, 2007 with Petrov ex-the deputy of the State Duma Mikhail Glushchenko (who organized murder of the human rights activist Starovoytova) offered «to talk to Kolya» , to solve problem «armless» (Vladimir Barsukov (Benzopyrone), the competitor Petrov in the gangster world of St. Petersburg).
Benzopyrone was arrested one and a half months later. In conversation with the accomplice next day Petrov reported that Benzopyrone «it was detained according to the order «Tsar». The consequence considers that «Tsar» accused called Vladimir Putin.
We will remind, earlier Fund of fight against corruption of Alexei Navalny I made investigation about business of a family of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chaika.