Rector of far Eastern Federal University (FEFU Sergey Ivanets, suspected of corruption, has filed an appeal on the temporary removal from office in Pacific naval military court. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the representative of the court.
“Sergey Ivanets appealed against the decision on temporary removal from office. It is planned that the trial will be held behind closed doors,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to the lawyer of the rector Sergey Bondar, the complaint is scheduled on August 11. The lawyer also noted that the court’s decision on temporary suspension of Iwaniec from office has not yet entered into force.
Cooper added that the investigation has not denied in court what Ivanets did not commit actions related to the alteration or destruction of evidence or put pressure on participants in criminal proceedings. Also, as noted by the attorney, the rector did not prevent pre-trial criminal proceedings.
Cooper expressed the opinion that this shows that Sochi will not continue to interfere with the course of the investigation, occupying the post of the rector of the University. In this regard, the defence appealed the decision of the Pacific naval military court on the temporary suspension of Iwaniec from office.
“The investigation at the hearing is not rebutted by the fact that the rector of FEFU Sergey Ivanets before the conclusion under house arrest, and after changing the measure of restraint on bail of actions aimed at falsifying or destroying evidence or putting pressure on participants to criminal proceedings did not hinder pre-trial criminal proceedings.
Iwaniec was suspended on 8 July. Thus, the court satisfied the petition of the preliminary investigation.
Previously, the rector was detained in the framework of the criminal case about the organization of abuse of authority (part 3 of article 33, part 3 of article 285 of the criminal code). Investigators believe that in 2011 the far Eastern Federal University and LLC “With the”University belt” has concluded the contract on creation of information technology systems in excess of RUB 647 million According to investigators, works on one of the stages was not fulfilled.
On March 22, the court placed the Iwaniec under house arrest for two months.