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The prosecutor of the Novgorod region approved the indictment in the criminal case against the deputy regional minister of natural resources, forestry and ecology. He is accused of committing a crime under Part 3 of Art. 285 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (abuse of office).

According to the investigation, in the period from 2012 to 2017, the accused, in order to create the appearance of the successful implementation of the investment project of OOO Kresttsky Timber Industry Complex, repeatedly gave instructions to his subordinates to prepare a report based on inaccurate information about the project being implemented to be sent to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.

At the same time, the official did not make proposals to eliminate violations identified in Krestetsky Timber Industry Complex LLC during the implementation of the priority investment project, and did not exercise proper control over its implementation; he did not initiate the issue of excluding this project from the list of priority in the field of forest development.

As a result, the budgetary system of the Russian Federation suffered damage totaling over 246 million rubles.

After serving a copy of the indictment, the criminal case will be sent to the Novgorod District Court for consideration on the merits.

This and other news can be found on the information and communication service of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation “EFIR” at: air.General Prok.Gov.ru

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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