Sitting in “sailor’s silence” of the mayor of Vladivostok was named “Man of the year”

Igor Pushkarev

The suspect in the corruption, the head of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev was awarded “men of the year”, according to, Monday, June 19.

Award for the officials, sitting in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina jail, got his eldest son Paul. “This award is very important to my father, and he will be very pleased to know about it,” he said from the stage.

The ceremony of the “First relevant award “men of the year” 2017″ was held in the capital of Primorye, on 16 June, says the publication.

The award was established a year earlier by the editors of the seaside Off of a glossy magazine and is presented in fifteen categories, including: “New heroes”, “Star hour”, “Enviable brides and grooms”, “Rest only dreams us”, “Federal header”, “Rebels” and “Man of the year”.

Residents voted for candidates on the Internet and with the help of esemes, after which the organizers decided who of the contenders for the title of “became a phenomenon in the life of Vladivostok and Primorye”, says

At the end of may it was reported that by the end of 2016 Pushkarev reported on the income of 552 thousand rubles. While his wife earned more 90,8 million rubles.

Basmanny court of Moscow temporarily removed officials from office of the head of Vladivostok on 9 March.

Pushkarev was arrested in June last year. According to investigators, in the period of 2009-2014 civil servant organized the purchase of the firm by his alleged accomplice, Andrei Lushnikov large number of materials, the group of companies “Vostokcement” at inflated prices. According to the FSB, the income from the illegal activities of the mayor exceeded 160 million rubles. The mayor plead not guilty.