Former chief of staff of the head of Komi Mikhail Poryadin, accused of embezzling 85 million rubles, was arrested for two months. Such a decision take outwith the court in Syktyvkar.
Order was charged with embezzlement on an especially large scale. He did not admit his guilt. The criminal case was initiated on the basis of the FSB materials.
Poryadin has worked in Komi since 2015 at the invitation of the former head of the republic, Sergei Gaplikov, with whom they worked together at the Olympstroy state corporation. He served as Acting Head of the Committee for Informatization and Communications of Komi, Minister of Mass Communications, Informatization and Communications of the republic. Since October 2016, he worked as the head of the administration of the head of the Komi Republic, since May 2019 – the head of the regional administration.
Poryadin resigned in April 2020 immediately after Sergei Gaplikov announced his resignation from the post of head of Komi.