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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Rutskoi Son Sentenced

MOSCOW -- The Golovin intermunicipal court of Moscow has given Alexander Rutskoi, the son of Kursk region Governor Alexander Rutskoi, a suspended sentence of 1 1/2 years plus two years of probation.

Rutskoi illegally transported a large amount of foreign currency.

Sheremetyevo Airport customs officials detained the former vice president's son, who was carrying about $13,000 without a customs declaration, on Aug. 30.