Russian law enforcement agencies revealed the embezzlement of budget funds that had been allocated for the renovation of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. About 90 million rubles ($3 million) were stolen, officials with the Russian Interior Ministry said Thursday.
According to the department, the department of economic security revealed the fact of embezzlement of budget funds that had been allocated for the implementation of federal target program Culture. The program stipulated capital renovations of the Bolshoi Theatre.
The investigative department of the Internal Affairs Directorate of Moscow filed a criminal case under article "Large-scale fraud in business."
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