MOSCOW – The Russian billionaire Sijavoedin Magomedov was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement of public funds, including those related to the construction of the football stadium in Kaliningrad for the next world cup.
The judge was Saturday, investigators told the total to 2 billion rubles (28.5 million euros). Magomedov will continue until the end of may in pre-trial detention. He denies all allegations and is considering an appeal.
According to the newspaper Kommersant, during the construction of the sports hall in the Russian enclave on the Baltic sea more than 750 million rubles disappeared. The financial and technical investigators are convinced that a company of Magomedovs empire Summa the ground work for the benefit of the stadionbouw bad and too slow.
The Arena Baltika, on a soggy surface is increased, due to the large delay for delivery as the problem child of the world CHAMPIONSHIP, (14 June-15 July). Last year, several employees of the local government in Kaliningrad is arrested for irregularities in the large-scale project.