Investigation on Restorers’ case is finished
Now, materials concerning former Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Grigory Pirumov and other defendants are transferred to the court.
The investigation concerning former deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Grigory Pirumov and other persons involved in so-called Restorers’ case is completed. This was reported by agency of city news Moskva with reference to a source in law enforcement agencies.
According to the interlocutor of the agency, all participants of the case were officially notified on the end of the investigation. Now materials will be brought to trial.
Earlier, the CrimeRussia wrote that new episode of swindle appeared in the case of Pirumov – he is incriminated embezzlement during restoration of fortress of Frederick the Great in Kaliningrad.
To recall, the Restorers’ case was initiated against several officials of the Ministry of Culture and businessmen, accused of embezzlement of the state money allocated for carrying out restoration works on objects of cultural heritage - ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent, dramatic theater in Pskov, St. John the Baptist Monastery, the Museum of astronautics in Kaluga, the Izborsky fortress and Aseev' estate in Tambov. In January, 2017 it became known that the defendants in the case have paid to the Ministry of Culture more than 50 million rubles of damage.
Aqua business on Baikal. Chinese people to drink the unique lake to the lees? What does this have to do with Deripaska?
Following a request from the West-Baikal Interdistrict Environmental Prosecutor's Office, the Kirovsky District Court of Irkutsk has suspended the construction of a water bottling plant in Kultuk township, Slyudyanka district, pending the rectification of defects identified in the course of the inspection. The construction has been put on hold; the court has to make the final decision in two months. In the meantime, public activists and environmentalists are ringing alarm bells. An all-Russia public rally to protect Lake Baikal is scheduled to March 24; its program includes collection of signatures against the plant construction by AquaSib company belonging to Chinese investors. A day after the court decision, a fire occurred on Talovskie swamps in Kultuk – it must be noted that the main claims brought against the project owners pertain to these swamps. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what threats does the project pose to the lake and local environment, how was it approved, whether a ‘water competition’ is possible in the region, and what has oligarch Oleg Deripaska to do with this?