Russian government airline’s deputy CEO to stay detained in embezzlement case
MOSCOW, April 11 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling to extend detention for deputy CEO of the Special flight detachment Rossiya Andrey Tyurin, who stands charged with embezzling public funds, the court’s press service has told RAPSI.
Tyurin will remain detained until June 13 as well as other defendants in the case, production manager of the operational and technical facilities of Rossiya Alexander Reikhtman, pensioner Yevgeny Voronovitsky and CEO of Aero-SNO company Vladimir Mikhlevsky.
As reported earlier, the men were arrested in July 2017 on suspicion of embezzlement during supply of fabricated equipment for checking hydraulic systems of aerial vehicles for the Special flight detachment. All defendants have pleaded not guilty.
Special flight detachment Rossiya is responsible for air transportation of the Russian President and serves as the official airline for delegations of the government.