Rostov region: Head of Anti-Corruption Department sacked in connection with loss of confidence
Governor of the Rostov Region Vasily Golubev signed a decree on dismissal of Head of the regional Anti-Corruption Department Sergey Zhukov.
The news portal Bolshoi Rostov reported that, according to unconfirmed data, Zhukov was dismissed with the phrase "in connection with the loss of confidence." The exact reason for the dismissal of the Head of the Rostov region Anti-Corruption Department is not yet known.
However, in May this year, the regional FSB operatives of Russia together with colleagues of the Krasny Kolos village Rosalkogolregulirovanie in the Aksai district eliminated an illicit alcohol production workshop. According to the Rostov media, traces led to the Head of the regional Department for Combating Corruption.
It is reported that Zhukov worked in this position less than a year. Previously, he headed the Zavetinsky district of the Rostov region for five years.
The Kremlin announced several governors are going to be dismissed. The announcement was made immediately after the Direct Line with Vladimir Putin. However, those who people complained about are not on the list. Those who seemed to be quite stable and who got reelected for long terms mere 2 years ago ended up being on the chopping block instead. The CrimeRussia’s sources in the city government confirmed insights from Moscow.
It is a question of theft from the budget in 2012 in the amount of 22 million rubles ($365.770) in the framework of the state contract for the construction of water supply and sewage in Rostov Veliky.