EMERCOM steals $1.7mln meant for housing construction for rescue workers
The people responsible for this are under criminal investigation for exceeding official powers.
Head of EMERCOM Permanent Construction Administration Aleksandr Zhdanov and several his subordinates are defendants in a case over the embezzlement of 100 million rubles ($1.7 million) allocated for the construction of housing for EMERCOM employees outside of Moscow, according to the Moskva news agency’s police source.
It happened in 2012, according to the source. Zhdanov signed a 120-million-ruble ($2 million) contract with Stroyinvestproekt LLC CEO Vitaly Chernov. The contractor was to erect an apartment building with 52 flats in Zhukovsky, according to the document.
Officials, including Zhdanov, knew Chernov’s company was not allowed to implement the construction project, did not have a project statement and other necessary documents, according to investigators. However, the contractor still received 95.7 million rubles ($1.62 million) to never start the apartment building construction.
An influential person in the Greek political scene has joined the team of lawyers of the so-called ‘Boss of Georgian mafia in Europe’. Zoe Konstantopoulou, leftist politician and the leader of the Political Movement Course to Freedom, specializes in international law and human rights.
Ex-Head of the Yekaterinburg Department of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption (OEBiPK) Vladimir Nechaev has evaded the FSB operatives right during the operation to detain him, having managed to transfer a house and plot in the Istra district of the Moscow region into the ownership of his underage daughter.
"Whoever owns Bronka rules the city." Why did Poltavchenko become interested in port of disgraced oligarch?
In November of last year, stevedoring companies of St. Petersburg faced black Friday. The port of Bronka departed to the clan of all-powerful ex-Head of the Federal Guard Service (FSO) Evgeny Murov. The other day it became known that oligarch Dmitry Mikhalchenko’s port of Bronka ownership was assigned to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. According to sources, an unexpected desire to develop Bronka is the last chance not to retire.