Taishet city mayor arrested for two months
The court has selected a preventive measure against Mayor of the Taishet district of Irkutsk region Aleksandr Velichko; the official has been arrested for two months.
Let us recall that, as previously reported by the CrimeRussia, the mayor is suspected of corruption and fraud. On February 9, the mayor's office was searched. According to the prosecutor's office, four artesian wells belonging to the municipality have been illegally transferred to the ownership of the private company VAV LLC.
Meanwhile, these wells had been created by local authorities using budget money. The expenditure part was 3.2 million rubles. In addition, VAV LLC annually received 15 million rubles from Baykalenergo for wells exploitation.
Nonexistent road. Driveway to school belonging to Sberbank CEO’s wife concealed from Moscow residents
A driveway to a private school has been laid through the yards of Wellton Park residential complex despite protests of its residents. However, officials in the Construction Department somehow believe that there is no road there yet. They claim that the ‘future’ road would provide access to the new perinatal center, school, and homes – while at this point, a contractor has been just selected and permission documentation is in preparation. The CrimeRussia was figuring out where does the ‘nonexistent’ road go.
The presidential election scheduled for March 18 should be held as a holiday - the Kremlin gave such order to the regions. The Presidential Administration expects that the festive atmosphere at polling stations will increase the turnout, sources told RBC.