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June 18 2018 | 5:26pm AET

Azerbaijani community head of Moscow arrested

Source: Asbarez | Saturday, 25 February 2017
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Head of the Azerbaijani community in the region of Moscow Qarib Agayav (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

Head of the Azerbaijani community in the region of Moscow Qarib Agayav (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

MOSCOW, Russia (ArmRadio)—Head of the Azerbaijani community of the Moscow region Qalib Agayev has been arrested after a criminal case was instigated against him in January. He has accused of fraud is currently under house arrest, reported Life News.

According to the source, Agayev is being accused of embezzlement of budget funds at the amount of 600 thousand rubles.

He received the funds in 2015 under the “Russia in the eyes of Turkish and Azerbaijani schoolchildren” grant program provided by the “Russian World” Fund of the Ministry of Education.

Agayev had to use the money to organize a visit of Azerbaijani and Turkish schoolchildren to Russia for a tour.





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