Ivan Belozertsev transferred to Matrosskaya Tishina
Moscow, 2 April 2021. PenzaNews. The ex-governor of Penza region, Ivan Belozertsev, who had been accused of taking bribes and remanded in custody until May 20, was transferred from a temporary detention centre to the Matrosskaya Tishina pre-trial detention centre. This was reported by the federal media, citing Olga Druzhinina, a member of Moscow's public monitoring commission, who had visited the former regional head in the pre-trial detention centre.
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Olga Druzhinina says to journalists that Ivan Belozertsev is held in a four-bed cell without a TV set, he does not complain about the conditions, notes the correct attitude of the detention facility staff and speaks positively about his fellow inmates.
According to a member of the capital's Public Monitoring Commission, Ivan Belozertsev is the first of the arrested governors to be placed in Matrosskaya Tishina instead of Lefortovo.