Deputy Khinshtein: former deputy director of the FSIN Nikolai Barinov died to freedom in 2020. This was announced in his Telegram channel by the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technology and Communications Alexander Khinshtein.
Barinov was 63 years old, in the FSIN he was responsible for logistical and financial and economic issues. He held this position for 12 years, from 1998 to 2010. Several years after he retired, he was tried and found guilty of accepting bribes. Khinshtein did not name the cause of death.
The investigation established that Barinov had entered into an agreement with the general director of the contractor for the construction of the Kresty-2 prison, Viktor Kudrin, and the head of another contractor of government agencies, Ruslan Khamkhokov. It is believed that he received from them more than 44 million rubles from public money.