Vladimir Pekhtin
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Russian MP resigns amid allegations

A senior member of President Putin's United Russia party has resigned his seat in parliament, over allegations of corruption.

A senior member of President Putin's United Russia party has resigned his seat in parliament, over allegations of corruption.

It is claimed that Vladimir Pekhtin owned more than $2m worth of undeclared property in the United States.

Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 20 Feb
  • From the section Europe