Three of the governors demanded to repay the debts on contracts

Russian Prosecutor General’s office elicited the facts of large overdue debts of customers to entrepreneurs in the Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk and Kurgan regions and asked the governors of these regions to eliminate the violations during the execution of multimillion-dollar government contracts, according to the press service of the Supervisory authority.

In this regard, the Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Ponomarev made a submission to the Governor of Sverdlovsk region Evgeny Kuyvashev, and also the heads of the Chelyabinsk and Kurgan regions to Boris Dubrovsky and Alexey Kokorin. The case is taken on control by the Federal office of the Prosecutor General. The Department is also required to bring to justice perpetrators of violations of law officials.

The Supervisory authority found at the state institutions of health of the Sverdlovsk region, the regional budgetary establishments of the Ministry of education, Ministry of construction and Ministry of social policy the arrears in payment of the delivered goods, works, services in the total amount of 442 million rubles a Large debt was accumulated by municipal customers who owed more than 800 million rubles. 659 entrepreneurs.

The total size of debt at the state and municipal contracts in the Sverdlovsk region amounted to more than 1.3 billion rubles, Chelyabinsk — about 100 million rubles, in the Kurgan region more than 1.4 billion rubles.

At the beginning of September 2016, the total outstanding state and municipal contracts before the business was 30,5 billion rubles. As told Kommersant in the Prosecutor General’s office, July—August, prosecutors were able to reduce this amount to 2 billion rubles According to sources in the Ministry of economic development, the debts of the customers of the entrepreneurs are growing due to the fact that managers of budgets is beneficial to delaying the payments to suppliers that allows them to “twist” the limits in banks.