Subordinates of head of Pushkinsky District administration confirm searches in respect of latter
Earlier a video, on which a bribe is discussed with a man similar to Zhirkov, was published on the web.
The administration of the Pushkinsky District confirmed the information about the FSB searches in the office of the district head, Yevgeny Zhirkov, and his absence at the workplace. The officials did not provide more information.
“On June 19, 2019, officers of law enforcement bodies conducted investigative actions in the office of the head of the Pushkin Municipal District. The administration of the Pushkinsky Municipal District works in a regular mode,” the district administration told Izvestia as response to their inquiry.
Earlier, the deputy head of the district met with journalists and also confirmed the investigative actions with seizure of documents without clarifying their essence.
About two years ago, a man who looked like Zhirkov was caught on a video discussing bribes. Then, the official was the mayor of Balashikha.