Criminal case for corruption initiated against Ingushetia Agriculture Minister
Investigators opened a criminal case against the Head of the Ingushetia Ministry of Agriculture Ruslan Kostoev.
Kostoeva is suspected of abuse of official powers, the press service of the Republic reported.
On Thursday, the Head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov dismissed Kostoev from his post during a meeting of the republican Anti-Corruption Commission. It is reported that the initiated against Minister criminal case dealt with funds on a crop insurance.
According to the newspaper Izvestia, Kostoev was arrested at the ramp in Nazran airport the day before.
Activists of Transparency International Russia believe that the ban on the importation of meat from Belarus is dictated by the interests of domestic suppliers of beef. One of the potential beneficiaries is a company, which board of directors includes the daughter of Sergey Dankvert.
Founder of Information Exchange and member of Shaltay-Boltay hacker group identified by FSB charged in absentia
The special services have identified the founder of Information Exchange. It is a journalist, who received political asylum in Lithuania a few years ago. According to the FSB, he was also a member of the infamous Shaltay-Boltay hacker group.