Ex-Head of Khakassia Zimin gets Russian Railways deputy head post
The former official will be engaged in the development of the railway network in the east of Russia.
The former Head of Khakassia, Viktor Zimin, will take the post of the deputy general director of Russian Railways. This decision was made by the board of directors. Zimin will develop the Eastern Polygon. It is reported by Interfax citing a source close to Russian Railways.
“I will do what I did before and what I always dreamed of - developing Transsib, overseeing the construction of the Kuragino-Kyzyl railway (to the coal fields of Tuva),” said Zimin in October 2018, when he accepted the offer to become the deputy head of Russian Railways.
Viktor Zimin led Khakassia from 2009 to 2018. In the last election in September, Zimin was replaced by Communist Party spokesman Valentin Konovalov.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.