Russia Jails former minister for eight years

The corruption case against Alexei Ulyukayev has exposed in-fighting among elites in Russia and is highlighting the strength of Putin's allies.

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    The corruption case against Alexei Ulyukayev has exposed in-fighting among elites in Russia and is highlighting the strength of Putin's allies.

    A Russian court has sentenced a former economy minister to eight years in prison.

    Alexei Ulyukayev has been found guilty of corruption.

    He was accused of accepting a $2m bribe from an oil giant.

    But he says he was framed.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Moscow.


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