Criticizing Facebook official accused of avoiding FSB

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Ruslan Gatarooo: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti

Vice-Governor of the Chelyabinsk region Ruslan Gattarov did not appear in Chelyabinsk from the beginning of the preliminary investigation, which is conducted by the local Department of the FSB in connection with the possible misappropriation of funds. On Thursday, July 19, reports “URA.RU” with reference to its sources.

According to the edition, now the official is in Moscow. “In Moscow had a series of negotiations with potential participants of the project HSR Ural Chelyabinsk — Ekaterinburg”, — the interlocutor told. How many Chelyabinsk Vice-Governor plans to stay in the capital, is not specified.

Gattarov and the first Deputy Minister of economic development Anton Bach was preparing the Russian-Kazakh forum, held in Chelyabinsk in November 2017. The event was held on the areas of JSC “Konar” with the participation of presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan. Representatives of law enforcement agencies suspect that the part allocated for the organization of the forum the money was spent inappropriately. According to the “URA.RU”, preliminary examination began in may.

Gattarov was appointed Deputy Governor of the Chelyabinsk region in February 2014. When taking office, he said that he would deal with information technology.

Ruslan Gattarov is known mainly as a critic of major foreign Internet companies in Russia, including Google and Facebook. Occupying the post of Senator in 2013, he pointed to the likelihood that the us company divulge confidential information of its users.

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