FSUE head charged within 'case of Putin's residence'
Andrey Kaminov does not admit his guilt.
The investigation charged head of FSUE Ateks at the Federal Security Service (FSO) Andrey Kaminov for stealing 225 million rubles during the construction of the residence for Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was reported by Kaminov's lawyer Alexey Kasatkin, RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, the head of Ateks does not agree with the accusations.
In March, Moscow Basmanny Court arrested Kaminov who is considered the main person of interest in the fraud case during the construction of the presidential residence. He was arrested for two months. In addition, the court authorized the arrest of other defendants in the case, namely Stanislav Kuner, ex-deputy head of Ateks, former director of Stroykomplekt Dmitry Trachinsky, and businessmen Sergey Litvinov, Alexander Rodionov and Sergey Perevalov. All of them are suspected of fraud (part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code).
Klimov, in particular, also charged with organization of the criminal community (part 1 of Art. 210 of the Criminal Code), and Kuner with Torchinsky – with participation in the criminal community (part 2 of Art. 210 of the Criminal Code).
On 21 March, the detention of Ateks managers was reported. They became the persons of interest in the case of money theft during the construction of the so-called "object number 53", namely the Reception House in the presidential residence Novo-Ogarevo. As reported by the newspaper Kommersant, in this case, there may be other episodes, in particular, the construction and reconstruction of the presidential residence Rus in the state complex Zavidovo. On this site, works were not fulfilled for the amount of 138.6 million rubles, reported the Federal Security Service. Stroykomplekt was engaged in construction works in the Putin residence Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi.
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