Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe'

Russia's economy minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, has been detained on suspicion of taking a bribe to approve an oil deal; he's the most senior official to be arrested in the Putin era. "This is about Extortion of a bribe from Rosneft representatives accompanied by threats," Svetlana Petrenko, a spokesperson for the Investigative Committee, told RIA Novosti news agency. "Ulyukayev was caught red-handed as he received a bribe," she said.
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