The Investigative Committee charged the previous chief architect of Kotlas, Alexander Kosterev, with 5 episodes of abuse of workplace and taking six bribes value 2.7 million rubles.
His acquaintance, Alexander Sushchenko, director of the administration firms Terem and Zhilfond-Servis, can also be going through fees. He will probably be tried for bribery on a big scale and obstruction of the preliminary investigation.
Because the investigation established, in 2014-2020 Alexander Kosterev obtained bribes from businessmen. For instance, native developer Vladislav Vyazovikov constructed a basis for a residential home on Kosterev’s property in 2017-2018 (it was beforehand reported that he constructed him a home and a bathhouse).
In alternate, the entrepreneur needed to illegally receive permission to construct an condominium constructing at 43a Mira Avenue. The official additionally assisted in rejecting the feedback and objections of the contributors of public hearings and helped to acquire land plots at a value equal to fifteen% of their cadastral worth. In keeping with the investigation, Alexander Kosterev obtained greater than 2.7 million rubles in bribes, together with basis work.
Alexander Sushchenko, after the initiation of legal proceedings, wishing to assist Kosterev, tried to dismantle the muse of an condominium constructing with an excavator. His actions have been stopped.
Sushchenko and Kosterev pleaded responsible. Their property value over 6 million rubles, together with vehicles and cash was seized.
Final week, the legal case in opposition to Alexei Khudyshin, a businessman from Kotlas, was taken to courtroom. He gave a bribe to the previous mayor of the city Andrey Bralnin who was detained in March 2021 in Moscow, later accused of taking bribes and abuse of energy and put in custody. Along with him, the chief architect and the entrepreneur-developer have been detained in Kotlas.
Originally of February 2021, Bralnin resigned. At the moment he introduced that he was going to work for the federal government of the Arkhangelsk Oblast. After his resignation, Alexander Burbach was appointed because the appearing head of Kotlas, and later journalist Svetlana Deineko grew to become the pinnacle of the town. In November 2021 a brand new episode within the corruption scandal involving Andrei Bralnin grew to become recognized: legal proceedings have been initiated in opposition to a businessman who gave him a bribe of 500 thousand rubles – the businessman confessed. The day earlier than Andrei Bralnin’s case was taken to courtroom. The investigators revealed 17 episodes when he obtained bribes from businessmen or representatives of firms for patronage within the building sphere.