Ex-Mayor of Yalta detained in Moscow
According to some reports, the detention is aligned with the investigation into the allocation of land plots in the Crimea for construction.
In Moscow, the siloviki detained former Head of Yalta Andrey Rostenko. This is reported by TASS with reference to a source in law enforcement agencies.
The interlocutor of the edition specified that the procedural status of the ex-Mayor is still unknown.
At the same time, a number of local media reports that the investigation had questions to Rostenko regarding the allocation of land plots in Yalta for development.
There is no official confirmation of this information yet.
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