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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Official Held for Bribe

MOSCOW -- A St. Petersburg official has been detained on suspicion of taking a bribe, the fourth city bureaucrat accused of corruption in the past month, a news report said Monday.

Prosecutors allege that Nikolai Lugovsky, chairman of the city committee for the consumer market, accepted a bribe, Itar-Tass said, citing the Prosecutor General's Office.