The head of the government Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree declaring the comments of first Deputy Minister of culture Vladimir Aristarkhov. The document published on Friday on the official Internet portal of legal information.
“In accordance with article 59 of the Federal law “On state civil service of the Russian Federation” to declare the remark to the Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Aristarkhov Vladimir Vladimirovich”, — the document says. Reason comments it is not specified.
September 26, wrote that the interior Ministry found in the work Aristarkhova and his brother Andrew in the system of the Ministry of culture signs of crimes at once under two articles of the criminal code: abuse of official powers (article 285 of the criminal code) and exceeding official powers (article 286 of the criminal code).
In response, Deputy interior Minister Anatoly Vanechkina at the request of the Deputy of the state Duma Alexander Ageev said that the information about the presence of activities Aristarkhovich evidence of a crime was received from acting Deputy chief of GU MVD in Moscow, the head of Department of criminal investigation Department Igor Zinoviev.
The audit materials were forwarded to the Investigative Committee, however, on 29 September the Department stated that it is not investigating cases and we do not conduct pre-investigation checks against the brothers Aristarkhovich.
Andrey Aristarkhov was headed by one of the leading restoration structures — JSC “Restoration company” that gets from the structures Minkultury major contracts for restoration, and had previously worked on construction projects in Millhouse Capital of Roman Abramovich and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Moscow oil refinery.
In may of this year deputies of the state Duma from the Communist party Sergei Obukhov and Valery Rashkin asked the FSB and the Prosecutor’s office to verify Vladimir and Andrei Aristarkhovich for possible conflict of interest. In July it became known that Andrey Aristarkhov resigned from “the Restoration company”.
According to estimates , “the Restoration company” in the autumn 2014 to March 2016 have signed contracts for restoration in the amount of 1.2 billion rubles According to the Ministry of culture, in 2013 from the budget for restoration of monuments of history and culture it has been allocated 7,7 billion rubles, in 2014 to 9.5 billion in 2015 9.7 billion in 2016, this will go to about 6 billion rubles.