Today, April 12, the Moscow City Court is considering the appeal of former Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev , who was previously found guilty of taking a bribe from the head of Rosneft Igor Sechin. The ex-minister, who was sentenced to 8 years in prison last December, denies his guilt, and his defense asks to replace the prison term with a provisional one. Igor Sechin himself was summoned for the first time. He will be interrogated in closed mode, not to disclose state secrets.
Ulyukaev has changed noticeably.
A few years ago he looked like this.