Fifth episode appeared in case of Deputy of the Culture Minister Gregory Pirumov
The ground for new count in Pirumov's case is not reported in the interests of the investigation.
The investigation has added to the case of the Deputy of the Culture Minister Gregory Pirumov another count. Now there are five one, said to RBK the lawyer Fedor Kupriyanov. The ground for new count in Pirumov's case Kupriyanov did not opened, citing to the secrecy of the investigation.
This was announced today at a closed hearing in the Lefortovo court, which extended the arrest of Pirumov until 15 October. At the same time, according to the lawyer of one of the defendants in the case Vladislav Musiyaka episode associated with Izborsk fortress.
Recall that the court released, until October 16, another person, involved in the case, the Advisor of the General Director of LLC Linnit-Consult Nikita Kolesnikov under house arrest.
Earlier, in Pirumov’s and his accomplices case there were 4 episodes in entering into contracts for the restoration of the Pskov Drama theater, Novodevichy Monastery, Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Moscow, Museum of Cosmonautics in Kaluga. The amount of state contract in the amount of 100 million rubles, according to experts, was artificially inflated. In mid-March 2016, the Deputy of the Culture Minister Gregory Pirumov, two of his subordinates and several leading contractor company’s employees of JSCo Baltstroy, as well as other business, relating to contracts for the restoration of the Ministry of Culture, were arrested by investigators from the Federal Security Service under the criminal case on the embezzlement of budget funds for the restoration of architectural monuments.
A native of Grozny Lors Khamiev, who has served several years for preparing an attempt on Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, has been arrested by court along with another defendant. They have already been charged with the murder of Azerbaijani Garib Orudzhev during the night of February 15.
The high-profile shootout in Oko Tower in November 2017 – at least, 40 gunshots were fired there – has led to unexpected consequences a year later. Seven high-ranked investigators of the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) have submitted a collective resignation letter, and the inquest into the incident in Moscow City International Business Center was resumed. In fact, this chain of events resembles another firefight that had occurred in 2015 near Elements Restaurant on Rochdelskaya street, Moscow and also resulted in a number of high-profile criminal cases against senior ICR officials and incarceration of ‘thief № 1’ Shakro Molodoy.