Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
Russian President Vladimir Putin is familiar with information in the case of treason Alexander Vorobeva, the assistant to his Plenipotentiary representative in the Urals Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov. This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA Novosti.
He added that Putin had not met with Tsukanov about the incident.
Monday, 8 July, the presidential envoy in the Urals Federal district held the first public meeting after his arrest Vorobyov. The participants of the meeting discussed the election campaign in the regions. “In addition to the themes related to elections, the meeting further discussed the issues of realization of national projects on the territory of the Ural Federal district”, — stated in the message on the website of the Embassy.
That was raised during the meeting the issue of removal of the assistant to the envoy from office, is unknown.
Alexander Vorobyov was arrested by the FSB on 5 July on suspicion of committing a crime under article 257 of the Criminal code of Russian Federation (“high treason”). On the same day the Lefortovo district court of Moscow has arrested for two months, until 4 September.
On the website of the Ural Federal district stated that Vorobiev 39 years, he was appointed in July 2018 and is the valid state adviser of the third class.
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