Putin pleased with acting at Moscow's Maly drama theaterSociety & Culture March 23, 23:35
Former Russian MP killed in Kiev, killer dies in hospitalWorld March 23, 23:32
Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satelliteSociety & Culture March 23, 21:52
Experts forecast Bank of Russia will keep key rate at 10%Business & Economy March 23, 21:13
Putin's aide explains why Russia has no fear of supplying S-400 systems to TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 20:42
British police identify Westminster attacker as Khalid MasoodWorld March 23, 20:03
Russia develops ‘grenade launcher-propelled’ reconnaissance droneMilitary & Defense March 23, 19:58
Ukraine forbids Russian Eurovision contestant to perform via satelliteWorld March 23, 19:35
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremismSociety & Culture March 23, 19:00
MOSCOW, March 26 (Itar-Tass) – Director of the Defense Ministry's economic department Yevgeny Turnin and his deputy Nikolai Butorov are suspected of involvement in the theft of more than 65 million roubles, allocated for a boarding school for female cadets, the press service of the main military prosecutor's office /GVP/ told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
"A check of a contract for maintenance of the premises and rooms of the Boarding School for Defense Ministry Students, Moscow Cadet Corps, exposed fraudulent actions by director of the Ministry's Economic Department Yevgeny Trunin, his deputy Nikolai Butorov, director general of the Security and Communications private company Alexander Yelkin and a number of boarding school administration officials.
Military prosecutors said the suspects "deliberately overstated the size of the maintenance area inside the building by more than 2,000 square meters and school premises by 14,000 square meters.
"As a result of these illegitimate actions, more than 65 million roubles were stolen from the state.
Criminal proceedings were opened under Article 159, Part 4 /fraud/ of Russia's penal code. Military prosecutors are taking measures to recover the damage.