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The investigative Committee of Russia has stopped criminal case concerning the former head of the company “RUSNANO” Leonid Melamed. This was reported by TASS source in law enforcement bodies.
According to him, the case is closed on non-rehabilitating grounds in connection with the lapse of time. A similar decision was taken with regard to the other defendant, the former CFO Svyatoslav Ponurov.
Protection Melamed declined to comment on the termination of criminal prosecution against his client.
A criminal case on the embezzlement of 220 million rubles was opened in 2009.
According to the investigation, Melamed agreed with the company “Alemar” on the implementation of the services that the company is not required. The transaction was approved by the Finance Director “Rosnano” Svyatoslav Ponurov. The investigation claims that Pomorov created the conditions to “Alemar” has won the tender. Law enforcement authorities believe that this way of company was withdrawn the funds.
Melamed was the head of “RUSNANO” in 2007-2008, when the company was still called “nanotechnologies”. He was detained July 2, 2015, and later was placed under house arrest. Ponurova detained July 7, 2015. The third defendant in the case, former Deputy Director General of the company “RUSNANO” Andrei Malyshev fled from the investigation and was declared wanted.
Cheremushkinskiy Moscow court on 8 December of 2017 made the decision to return the case to the Prosecutor Melamed.
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