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Two Anti-Corruption Officials Arrested

Two members of the Interior Ministry's Main Department of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption have been arrested for suspected malfeasance, the TASS news agency reported.

Law enforcement officials have not released the names of the two suspects, but said that their arrest was not connected with the case of Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, the head of their department who was arrested for bribery in September.

According to Life News, the arrests were in connection with a separate bribery case. 

The search of the Interior Ministry offices was carried out on Thursday, Dec. 8, by officials of the Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Interior Ministry's own internal security service. 

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