Ural Plenipotentiary of the President called promising projects troubled “development Corporation”
YEKATERINBURG, February 16. /TASS/. Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the Urals Federal district (UFD), Igor Kholmanskikh called perspective projects of “development Corporation”, the former General Director of which accused 1 billion. He said this at a press conference in Yekaterinburg.
“The prospects of the project “development Corporation” objectively is. The main task – implementation of the Northern latitudinal (SSH), which requires a major cash infusions from the Federal budget, but when the project was conceived in 2006, no one knew that in 2015 construction will begin on the Krymsky bridge. For example, only the construction of one bridge over the Ob river near Salekhard is estimated at 80 billion rubles – this is the biennial budget of the Kurgan region. But he still has the railroad should reach 700 kilometres,” said Kholmanskikh .
Tyumen oblast, YANAO and KHMAO will not get out of the “development Corporation”
According to him, the construction of SSH – an issue of national security. “Ends the construction of the “Yamal LNG”, the Sabetta port is already working at full capacity, it is now necessary to connect them with the “mainland”. But SSH is not only a question of socio-economic development, and public safety. To quickly localize and eliminate the outbreak of anthrax in the summer of 2016 in the Yamal Peninsula is not only managed by the forces of the Ministry of defense and Ministry of emergency situations, and the fact that in this area there is a railway, which in a short time transferred the technique,” – said Kholmanskikh.
“Northern latitudinal needs to be, another thing – at what time and where to find funding. Before the new manual of “Corporation of development” the primary goal is to prove to its shareholders, and that the government of the Yamal-Nenets and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous districts and the Tyumen region, the viability of projects,” said the envoy.
He added that the Corporation needs to perform all of the obligations on already concluded agreements. “This is to complete the construction of infrastructure to service the Northern oil pipeline “Zapolyarye-Purpe,” – said the envoy.
The scandal around the Corporation
21 Oct 2016 former General Director of “development Corporation” Sergey Maslov was detained in the Rostov region. According to the interior Ministry, in 2013, he and his first Deputy, acting in collusion with the management of JSC “Bank “national credit”, placed in the credit institution in anticipation of the revocation of the license of more than 1 billion rubles belonging to the Corporation. Then the funds were transferred to accounts of reorganizati by fictitious documents were stolen.
The General Director of “development Corporation” Sergei Maslov dismissed
On the given fact criminal case under article of the criminal code “Misappropriation or embezzlement”, punishment on which provides till 10 years of imprisonment.
In December 2016 Maslova was removed from office and on a post of the General Director appoints Sergey Novitsky.
JSC “development Corporation” – managing company of the project “Ural industrial – Ural Polar”, which, in particular, provides for reconnaissance, exploration and exploitation of mineral deposits, the construction of Railways, power plants. The shareholders include Tyumen, Chelyabinsk region, Sverdlovsk region and the Yamalo-Nenets and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district.
According to the SPARK database, accounts payable of JSC “development Corporation” for 2015 amounted to 1 billion 970 million 586 thousand rubles. Revenue in 2015 amounted to 253 million rubles, net profit – 40,96 million.
The Northern latitudinal railway is 707 km of the railway, which will connect Yamal with the Urals and North West Russia, and provide a link of transport system of Russia through the port of Sabetta to the Northern sea route. Construction SSH is planned from 2018 to 2022 According to the Governor of Yamal Dmitry Kobylkin, the cost of construction of the railway is estimated at 240 billion rubles.