The Lefortovo Court of Moscow did not release Oleg Korshunov, former deputy director of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN), from serving his sentence due to a serious illness. He was sentenced to nine years in prison for corruption.

“The petition of the defense lawyer, A.S. Linnikov, to release the convicted Oleg Adolfovich Korshunov from further serving his sentence due to a serious illness was left without satisfaction,” the Moscow Courts of General Jurisdiction portal reports.

As Kommersant reported, Oleg Korshunov suffers from myasthenia gravis. This is a chronic autoimmune disease in which muscle tone decreases.

Oleg Korshunov in 2019 was sentenced by the Gagarinsky District Court of Moscow for a scam for 263 million rubles. with the release of shoes for the needs of the Federal Penitentiary Service by a seven-year period, and a year later, by decision of the Zamoskvoretsky District Court – for another nine years for fraud in the purchase of fuel and sugar for the prison department, the damage from which exceeded 150 million rubles. Subsequently, the state prosecutor appealed to the last court, which, partially summing up the sentences, appointed Oleg Korshunov a final 12-year term. However, the Moscow City Court, following complaints from the defense, overturned this decision, declaring it unlawful and unfounded.

Read more in the publication “Kommersant” “Meaningful diagnosis”.

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