Penza policeman loses job due to Instagram videos
The MIA found the blogger’s creativity to be offensive to law enforcement agencies.
The Russian MIA fired a young policeman from Penza, Roman Pirakov, for vines and other funny videos on YouTube and Instagram. By publishing them, he insulted the honor and dignity of law enforcement officers, TV channel 360 reports.
“Mostly, I shot sports videos and some funny stuff for myself, purely for fun purposes. Then, my video was leaked to the Police Ombudsman public page. That's where it all started,” Pirakov said.
The Ministry checked the blogger-policeman’s posts and on February 6 dismissed him from the bodies. “I wanted to enroll in the Shchukin School, but now I’m not getting anywhere, they won’t even hire me as a janitor,” Pirakov says.
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.