The board of directors of Russia's Oboronservis defense property services company, which has been tainted by a string of fraud scandals, decided on Tuesday to fire its general director Sergei Khursevich, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.
- 16:20 13/05/2013
Russia's chief military prosecutor has asked Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to dismiss a senior defense industry boss over allegations he interfered with a contract to buy foreign military vehicles in order to avoid paying import duties, a source in the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office said on Monday.
- 11:18 13/04/2013
The director of the Central Naval Museum in St. Petersburg has been arrested as part of an investigation into a $13 million fraud, the Investigative Committee said on Friday, amid the latest corruption scandal surrounding Russia’s Defense Ministry, to which the Naval Museum belongs.
- 12:16 28/03/2013
Investigators have pressed new charges against Russia's ex-Defense Ministry official Yevgenia Vasilyeva, accusing her of embezzling assets worth over 190 million rubles ($6.1 million), the Investigative Committee said on Thursday.
- 12:33 04/03/2013
Russian police have opened a criminal case against the head of a defense enterprise suspected of embezzling over 21 million rubles ($700,000), the latest in a series of frauds uncovered in the domestic defense industry, the Interior Ministry reported on Monday.
- 18:36 21/02/2013
The estimated cost of fraud from the illegal sale of Russian Defense Ministry property in the Oboronservis case has risen to over 13 billion rubles ($433 mln), Investigative Committee head Alexander Bastrykin said on Thursday.
- 06:55 21/02/2013
- 15:55 20/02/2013
The Russian authorities are investigating about 25 separate instances of fraud in the widely-publicized Oboronservis case involving illegal sale of the Russian Defense Ministry’s property, Prosecutor General Yury Chaika said on Wednesday.
- 23:43 19/02/2013
Russia’s former defense minister Anatoly Serdyukov and the former head of the Defense Ministry’s property department Yevgenia Vasilyeva are not being cooperative with the investigation, the Russian Investigative Committee said on Tuesday.
- 15:45 07/02/2013
Investigators will question Defense Ministry officials over the alleged sale of real estate at artificially low prices at a Russian Black Sea coastal resort, Russian Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said on Thursday.
- 06:01 05/02/2013
Yekaterina Smetanova, a suspect in a large-scale fraud at the Russian Defense Ministry, has been released from custody with travel restrictions after fully cooperating with investigation, Russia’s Investigative Committee said.
- 17:18 26/01/2013
The Russian forces should hand over maintenance and support services to suitably-experience commercial enterprises, and will consider buying equipment abroad if local suppliers fail to come up to scratch, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Saturday in an interview with the Rossiya TV channel.
- 13:35 25/01/2013
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- 12:18 16/01/2013
A Moscow court has ordered the arrest of another senior Defense Ministry official in connection with a massive fraud probe at a state defense firm, the latest in a series of top managers to be held over the case.
- 15:38 11/01/2013
Former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov refused to testify on Friday when investigators questioned him over a massive fraud case at a state defense firm, citing his Constitutional right not to testify against himself.
- 10:52 11/01/2013
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- 12:42 28/12/2012
Russia’s former defense minister, Anatoly Serdyukov, complied with a summons to appear on Friday at the headquarters of the country’s main investigative body over a multi-million dollar property fraud case.
- 18:34 27/12/2012
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- 15:29 20/11/2012
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin warned on Tuesday of a new clean-out of corruption and crooked officials in the country's arms industry, following a series of high-profile scandals in the sector.
- 14:24 07/11/2012
A fresh investigation into fraud involving at least 240 million rubles ($7.7 million) has been launched into Russian Defense Ministry property management company Oboronservis, investigators said on Wednesday.
- 11:55 06/11/2012
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- 12:38 31/10/2012 MOSCOW, October 31 (RIA Novosti)
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday he expected an unbiased investigation into the embezzlement case against managers of the defense ministry’s property services holding company Oboronservis.
- 11:45 20/07/2011 MOSCOW, July 20 (RIA Novosti)
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- 16:20 13/05/2013
Several criminal cases were opened over fraudulent operations with real estate, land plots, and shares belonging to the Russian defense firm Oboronservis, with damages estimated at over six billion rubles.