Medvedev dismissed the defendant in the “case of restorers” Pirumova

Medvedev dismissed the defendant in the “case of restorers” Pirumova

The defendant held a position of Deputy Minister of culture.

Moscow. 8 Dec. INTERFAX.RU Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the release of Grigory Pirumov from office the state Secretary — Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation.

The document of 6 December published on the official portal of legal information.

Pirumov is involved in so-called “restorers” and was accused of embezzling state funds allocated for restoration of objects of cultural heritage.

In this case he was arrested and is in jail “Lefortovo”.

The consequence of suspects Pirumova in the organization of the group to which he drew other participants, including the heads of construction companies-contractors. The purpose of the group, according to investigators, was the embezzlement of funds by overstating the value of works for the restoration of some monuments of cultural heritage.

The case was filed on March 10, 2016. The investigation presented to all participants of the alleged criminal group charges on four counts of fraud.

“The matter involves contracts for the restoration of the Pskov drama theater, Novodevichy convent, the monastery of St. John the Baptist in Moscow and the Museum of cosmonautics in Kaluga,” — said “Interfax” the lawyer Pirumov Fedor Kupriyanov.