Ex-Governor of Khabarovsk Territory Viktor Ishaev detained in Moscow
The Khabarovsk Territory government is searched.
In Moscow, the former Governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Viktor Ishaev, was detained. According to RIA Novosti, the detention of the ex-official was carried out as part of the investigation over abuse in logging.
Earlier it became known that the FSB and the Investigative Committee officers conducted searches in the government of the Khabarovsk Territory. The raids are held in the framework of the investigation of a criminal case over embezzlement in the forest industry.
Searches in the government of the Khabarovsk Territory were conducted last week, after which a criminal case was initiated over the theft of more than 1 billion rubles in the forest industry (part 3 of Art. 256 of the Criminal Code). The head of the logging organization, Alexander Pudovkin, and the former deputy regional government, Vasily Shikhalev, were arrested