Identified an untargeted waste of 500 million rubles in the construction of “East”

Law enforcement officers found new violations during the construction of the cosmodrome “East”. As reported on the website of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office, to criminal liability for an inefficient expenditure of 500 million rubles attracted by the performers of state contracts.

The Cosmodrome “East”. Everything you need to know

“The head of one of the enterprises, the General contractor at Spetsstroy Russia in violation of the contractual relationship transferred advance payments to the contractor has not fulfilled obligations under previous payments, wrongfully increasing the advance up to 80%”, – stated in the message.

According to the Agency, this resulted in not only inefficient spending of funds in the amount of half a billion rubles, but the failure of the timing of construction of the cosmodrome. Currently, measures are taken to compensate for the damage caused to the state.

Criminal cases related to the misappropriation and embezzlement of budget funds in the construction of the “East”, were excited repeatedly. In early October, it was reported that criminal charges were brought against two suppliers supplying the spaceport building materials at inflated prices. The damage from their actions has been estimated in 12 million roubles.

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