It is reported by TASS.

It is noted that the appropriate punishment was requested during the debate of the parties in the Meshchansky Court of Moscow.

“I ask the court to recognize Lukashevich guilty of committing a crime under Part 4 of Art.

159 of the Criminal Code of Russia and impose a sentence of 7 years and 6 months in a penal colony, as well as a fine of 800 thousand rubles,” the prosecutor said.

On July 6, 2020, ex-deputy head of the Ministry of Education and Science Marina Lukashevich was arrested in a case of fraud in the amount of more than 50 million rubles.

On July 20, 2020, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin dismissed Lukashevich from the post of deputy head of the Ministry of Education and Science.