Nikita Belykh team is dwindling
Boris Vesnin, the Minister of the Interior and Information Policy in the Kirov region is said to resign soon. This may leave the regional Administration very few people, who had started their carriers under now arrested ex-Governor Nikita Belykh.
Boris Vesnin, the Minister of the Interior and Information Policy in the Kirov region, has left his post. According to local media, Vesnin's last work day was September 19. Earlier the upcoming dismissal had been covered by the Rossiyskaya Gazeta with reference to a source with the regional Government. Noting, however, that there had been no official decree on his dismissal yet.
Also, according to Rossiyskaya Gazeta's unofficial information, three more people from the Belykh Team might quit their posts and those are the Acting Deputies of the Kirov regional Government. The local media claimed, the resignation await Aleksandr Galitskikh, Evgeniya Mikheyeva and Roman Beresnev. However, the officials have not confirmed this information yet.
If the predictions come true, this may leave the regional administration very few people, who had been invited on their posts by Nikita Belykh.
The Governor Nikita Belykh was arrested June 24, 2016 in a Moscow restaurant, when obtaining a hefty bribe before being removed from office by a presidential decree upon loss of trust. This was followed by dismissals of members of the regional Government, who were close to the arrested. In August, other resignation letters followed by the Vice-Governor Sergey Shcherchkov and Aleksey Vershinin, who served as the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and External Relations and also oversaw the development of tourism and single-industry towns. After that, Dmitry Matveyev, the Deputy Chairman of the regional Government, and then Health Minister Yelena Utemova left their posts. September 16 saw a letter of resignation by the Minister of Industry and Energy of the Kirov region Evgeny Mikheyev.
Earlier, the Basmanny Court of Moscow ruled that Nikita Belykh should be kept in custody at Lefortovo detention center until December 24, 2016. Meanwhile, investigators continue to question his former subordinates.
Accountant of psychoneurological dispensary governed by wife of Nizhnevartovsk Mayor locked up in mental health institution. She could be aware of financial frauds
A broken door, people in medical uniform, sirens – this is how a Monday evening has ended for a female resident of Nizhnevartovsk. A medical crew arrived to the former accountant of the municipal psychoneurological dispensary and forcibly took the woman to the mental health institution. The bookkeeper could be aware of financial frauds committed in the dispensary whose Chief Physician is the wife of the Nizhnevartovsk Mayor. The investigators have questions to all participants of the incident. The CrimeRussia was figuring out who could be interested in the emergency hospitalization of the accountant.
According to Sobesednik, in 2014, the President’s former guard and Governor of Tula region got an apartment in a block near the Pushkin museum. Similar apartment in the same block was up for sale for 1 billion rubles ($15 million).