RANEPA Rector Vladimir Mau asked the court to release him on bail of 21 million rubles. He is charged with embezzlement of this amount. Vladimir Mau pleaded not guilty and called the accusations absurd.
“The accusations are absurd that I committed theft, which follows from the testimony of people – allegedly in 2017-2018 I participated … I looked – these people didn’t even work then,” Vladimir Mau said in court (quoted from “Interfax”).
The rector of the RANEPA asked the court to refuse the investigation to satisfy the petition for house arrest until August 7. The investigator believes that Vladimir Mau can hide and put pressure on witnesses and other participants in the process. The materials state that Vladimir Mau’s wife is abroad, he himself has a ticket to Turkey on July 2.
Today, June 30, Vladimir Mau was charged with embezzlement of the academy’s funds. He is involved in one fraud case along with former Deputy Minister of Education Marina Rakova, Shaninka rector Sergei Zuev and others.
As follows from the words of the lawyer, the rector of the RANEPA is accused of fictitious employment of the defendants in this case. “According to the investigator’s petition, evidence against Mau was given by Rakova and other defendants in the case,” Judge Ksenia Panova announced the materials (quoted by TASS).
About the accusations – in the material “Kommersant” “The rector of the RANEPA was ordered to house arrest.”
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