Top news Perm Region: Nightclub case, Political Coalition
Court proceedings against administration of the nightclub Khromaya Loshad started last week. Local branch of the Savings Bank of Russia looks forward to signing contract with a new director. Coalition “For Direct Elections in Perm” started active legal actions. Learn more in the weekly report by FederalPress.Court proceedings against administration of the nightclub Khromaya Loshad started last week. Local branch of the Savings Bank of Russia looks forward to signing contract with a new director. Coalition “For Direct Elections in Perm” started active legal actions. Learn more in the weekly report by FederalPress.
Khromaya Loshad court proceedings
Court hearings regarding the fire accident at Khromaya Loshad nightclub started October 4, 2010. The total amount of claims made by the victims accounts for 2.4 billion rubles. Investigation identified 404 victims. There are eight defendants including nightclub owners, workers and local officials. They are kept in prison during the proceedings.
Western Ural Branch of the Savings Bank of Russia (Sberbank) located in Perm looks forward to appointing new branch director. Contract of the former director Vladimir Varkholantsev ended as of October 1, 2010 and was not prolonged. On Tuesday last week the bank’s management board presented Kirill Brell to the governor of Perm region as possible replacement.
Coalition in support of direct elections
Coalition “For Direct Elections in Perm” filed suit to Leninsky district court of Perm against City Charter amendments cancelling direct general elections of mayors. The hearing was held on October 6 and the Coalition lost.
However, the court decree will come into power only within 10 days since the date of the hearing. The Coalition will use this 10 days period to file an appeal to the Regional Court of Perm. They final aim is European Court of Human Rights.
A sticker with a quote from Adolf Hitler has been recently placed in public transport of Perm. Social project called Wisdom of the World is run by Yury Gorodilov in cooperation with the committee on culture of Perm’s administration. The project’s purpose is to disseminate clever remarks made by famous thinkers and philosophers. However, prosecutor service decided that all remarks made by the national socialist worker party of Germany were extremist.
Coordinator of the project will be charged for administrative violation.