Putin reported about the detention of Kamenshchik


Vladimir Putin reported about the arrest of Kamenshine, told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. “In this case, of course, because this is high profile news about it reported to the President and was informed about it. Some way to comment on this, of course, impossible, given that there is a speech about the investigation. We believe that until otherwise proven by the court, Kamenshchik is innocent,” said Sands.

Answering a question of journalists, Peskov stressed that he doesn’t know about Putin and the Kamenshchik is familiar. “Kamenshchik, I’ve never seen at presidential events. And Kogan (another detainee. —) never seen,” he said.

“Theoretically,” the subject of the arrest of Kamenshchik can discuss at the meeting a new working group on the interaction between business and power structures, Peskov said, answering clarifying questions. “If the topic will come up by businesses or law enforcement agencies — why not,” he said.

February 18, Kamenshchik, was detained by law enforcement bodies on the terrorist attack at Domodedovo airport. He was charged under article 238 of the RF Criminal code (fulfillment of works or rendering of services that do not meet the requirements of safety, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons). On Friday, the court will consider a request for his arrest.

Dmitry Kamenshchik with $3.8 billion is 27th place in the rating of the richest businessmen of Russia of 2015 according to Forbes. According to the information that was revealed in 2011, during preparation for an IPO on the London stock, the Kamenshchik is the only beneficiary of the Cypriot company DME ltd, which controls most of the operating companies Domodedovo airport. Two years ago, Kamenshchik was named the sole owner of DME ltd.