A court in Moscow upheld the arrest of former officials of Rossotrudnichestvo

the Moscow city court rejected the complaint of protection to arrest of ex-head of programmes in the field of science and education of Russian cooperation Mikhail Popov. As reported TASS, said the lawyer Vitaly Basov.

“the Moscow city court upheld the detention in jail Popov”, — he noted.

the interior Ministry, where the case was brought, said earlier that it is connected with plunder of budgetary funds in the implementation of contracts with the Ministry of education in 2016.

According to investigators, ex-Deputy head of the Ministry of education Marina Lukashevich was submitted to the Ministry falsified report and approves the reports on the work performed. Acceptance of works performed Lukashevich was carried out by priests. Both will be under arrest until August 16.

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