Friday, November 19, 2004

Moscow denies scamming

To continue on the last story
#Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Yakovenko denied the accusation that Moscow was hampering the probe, saying Friday the government was providing full assistance for the part of the probe dealing with alleged bribe-taking by U.N. officials who ran the program.

In Russia, the recipients allegedly included the presidential administration's office, top oil companies Yukos and Lukoil, the Communist Party and ultranationalist lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the report said. The Foreign Ministry also allegedly was a voucher recipient.

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