Orenburg Region Sports Minister to face trial on corruption charges
In addition, Oleg Pivunov is charged with abuse of authority and non-payment of taxes.
The investigation against Minister of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism of the Orenburg Region, Oleg Pivunov, has been completed. The case materials were filed to court, the press service of the Investigative Committee for the region said.
The message says that the official is accused of Misappropriation with the use of official position and Abuse of Authority by a person holding public office of a subject of the Russian Federation".
In particular, according to the investigation’s version, between 2015 and 2016, Pivunov repeatedly organized his own business trips outside the region "to participate in not job-related events," thus appropriating 182 thousand rubles ($3231) from the budget.
In addition, it was established that between 2014 and 2016 Pivunov provided for the gratuitous stay of his son, two of his deputies and their families in apartments rented at the expense of the Orenburg regional public organization Basketball Club Nadezhda, causing damage to the club in the amount of 2.7 million rubles ($47.900).
The charges of non-payment of taxes and abuse of authority were divided into a separate criminal case.
Accountant of psychoneurological dispensary governed by wife of Nizhnevartovsk Mayor locked up in mental health institution. She could be aware of financial frauds
A broken door, people in medical uniform, sirens – this is how a Monday evening has ended for a female resident of Nizhnevartovsk. A medical crew arrived to the former accountant of the municipal psychoneurological dispensary and forcibly took the woman to the mental health institution. The bookkeeper could be aware of financial frauds committed in the dispensary whose Chief Physician is the wife of the Nizhnevartovsk Mayor. The investigators have questions to all participants of the incident. The CrimeRussia was figuring out who could be interested in the emergency hospitalization of the accountant.
According to Sobesednik, in 2014, the President’s former guard and Governor of Tula region got an apartment in a block near the Pushkin museum. Similar apartment in the same block was up for sale for 1 billion rubles ($15 million).