Ministry of Culture department Head became witness in Hermitage case
Artem Novikov was called on questioning in the FSB after which he was given the status of the witness.
Head of the Ministry of Culture department Artem Novikov became the witness in the case over embezzlement in the Hermitage within which his father, deputy director of the museum Mikhail Novikov, is placed under house arrest. Such status was given to the employee of Ministry of Culture after interrogation in the FSB, TASS with reference to a source reports.
To recall, earlier mass media with reference to sources reported on detention of Mikhail Novikov’s son, however, the Ministry of Culture denied this information.
As for the deputy director of the Hermitage, Mikhail Novikov was arrested by Lefortovo regional court of Moscow according to the petition of FSB. He is suspected of especially large scale Swindling (part 4 Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to some information, his criminal prosecution is connected with the financial violations revealed during check of construction of the second turn of the repository of the Hermitage.
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