Deputy Minister of culture Pirumov dismissed


RIA Novosti

Deputy Minister of culture of Russia Grigory Pirumov dismissed by order of the Cabinet. “The release of Grigory Pirumov U. from office the state Secretary – Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation”, – RIA “news” the text of the order.

Earlier, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky said that his Deputy Grigory Pirumov filed a letter of resignation at own will.

We will remind, on March 15 was arrested, Deputy Minister of culture of Russia Grigory Pirumov, the Director of the Department of property management and investment policy Boris Mazo, as well as the Director under the Ministry of FGKU Tsentrrestavratsiya Oleg Ivanov, the head of the company “Baltstroy” Dmitry Sergeyev and the Manager of the company Alexander Kochenov. They partially admitted guilt.

FSB brought in their relation criminal case on suspicion of embezzlement of public funds allocated for the restoration works on the objects of cultural heritage.

The investigation Pirumova called the organizer of the criminal group, which has signed contracts with erroneous information and high cost of services for the execution of restoration works with the aim to steal money.

The amount stolen from the Ministry of culture funds amounted to not less than 50 million rubles.

VZGLYAD talked in detail about the case.