Prison staff explains work of Ulyukaev, Belykh and Reimer as librarians
Deputy Head of the department drew attention to the experience and potential of convicted of bribes and fraud officials.
Deputy director of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) Valery Maksimenko explained why ex-Head of the Ministry of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev, ex-Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh and former head of the FSIN Alexander Reimer became librarians in the colony.
Maksimenko noted "great intellect, experience and potential" of convicted of bribery former civil servants. Also, according to the deputy head, another factor was the state of health of convicts. In particular, Maksimenko recalled that Ulyukaev is already retired, Belykh has some diseases.
The fact that Ulyukaev, Belykh, and Reimer work as librarians in their colonies was revealed by head of the international human rights group Agora Pavel Chikov in Telegram.
Recall that Ulyukaev was sentenced to eight years for taking bribes on an especially large scale from head of Rosneft Igor Sechin. He is serving a sentence in a colony in the Tver region.
Nikita Belykh also received eight years of prison for a bribe and was sent to the Ryazan region.
Reimer was involved in a fraud case involving the purchase of electronic bracelets for the FSIN. In 2017, he was sentenced to eight years in prison. He is doing time in a colony in the Sverdlovsk region.