“The court extended the period of detention until June 16,” RIA Novosti quotes a representative of the court.

On April 4, Ishchenko was detained in the case of defrauding equity holders.

According to TASS, Ishchenko was a participant in the second round of elections for the governor of Primorsky Krai in 2018, after which he and the current acting governor Andrei Tarasenko accused each other of violating the law.

On September 20, 2018, the regional election commission declared the election results invalid.