Neither Ukraine nor Russia got the Crimean gold

Former Deputy Prime Minister of the republic became a defendant in the case on the loss of 300 kg of jewelry.
FSB in the Crimea has opened a criminal case of fraud, which resulted from the local branch Oschadbank gone Ukrainian money and gold. One of the defendants in the case is the former First Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Rustam Temirgaliev. Not without its participation, suspects a result, the bank may have stolen more than 300 kg of jewelry. They were seized from smugglers and deposited in another bank in 2011.

Yesterday the board of the Prosecutor's Office of Crimea Head of Federal Security Service of the Republic Victor Palagin said his department investigated a criminal case under Part. 4 Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (fraud on a large scale, committed by a group of persons). According to the case are the former First Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Rustam Temirgaliev and advisor to the chairman of the Council of Ministers Igor Vasilchenko. According to Mr. Palagina, they can be involved in the theft of 250 million rubles. and 340 kg of jewelry that were in Oshchadbank department. Details of the case, Mr. Palagin not led, noting, however, that make it able to drive through the intervention of the prosecutor's office. The supervisory authority, as well as the Crimean self-defense forces, in his wordsm, and helped return stolen. "Part of the sum (cash deneg.-" b ") is returned, and some - no," - said, however, Mr. Palagin. The press service of the FSB in the Crimea talk about the investigation of the case refused.

The first of the disappearance of precious metals from the Crimean branch of Oschadbank June 2, 2014 the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko. "We recorded the fact of the abduction of the storage of 300 kg of gold and precious metals, which were there in the framework of one of the criminal cases," - said Mr. Petrenko at a press conference in Kiev.

According to "Kommersant", it is a question of values, seized from smugglers by police Crimean back in 2011. Then in Yevpatoria sea port on board, arrived from Turkey, after the customs inspection police found in the recesses of 340 kg of gold jewelry. During the investigation they were transferred to the custody bank.

According to some reports, there with their cash, allegedly using one of the orders of Deputy Prime Minister Temirgaliev, and took the people associated with it. Similar exemptions were practiced inMany Ukrainian banks located in the Crimea, and were aimed at saving values ​​from the export to Ukraine (in this regard was made and the relevant decision of the Economic Court of the Crimea), and even destruction. For example, the Crimean police are now investigating a criminal case on the fact of deliberate destruction or damage to property (art. 167 of the Criminal Code), under which it was established that on the orders of Kyiv in the Crimean department of the National Bank of Ukraine in the paper shredder were sent millions of hryvnia (details this "Y" spoke July 21, 2014).

Assistant to the current First Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Volodymyr Sheremet Mikhail Garnachuk told "Kommersant" that the attempt to remove valuables from Oschadbank store in Simferopol was made in April of last year. According to him, several armored cars were able to leave the Crimea to Ukraine. He suggested Mr. Garnachuk - ". Then all the persons involved may FSB learned some new details of the case were detained."

However, June 11, 2014 Rustam Temirgaliev resigned from the post of first vice-premier Cryma, who served from February of the same year. The government, he was in charge of the economic bloc: engaged in the restoration of the banking system of the Crimea, and after leaving the peninsula Ukrainian financial institutions - and the transition to the hryvnia per ruble. His decision, he explained that the business chose civil service. However, it is in September became the authorized representative of Tatarstan in Kazakhstan. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov resignation First Vice Prime Minister explained that he was "confused state position to work in the business."

The press secretary of the head of Crimea Ekaterina Polonchuk told "Kommersant" that Sergei Aksenov would not comment on the information about the criminal case, in which passes by his former deputy. "It is the responsibility of law enforcement agencies," - she said. Rustam himself Temirgaliev for comment were not available.