Firm of Ex-Olympic Boss Blasted by Putin Faces Probe

RIA Novosti
Tuesday 26th February, 2013

MOSCOW, February 26 (R-Sport) – Russian prosecutors are investigating the possible misuse of government funds at a firm run by an official criticized by President Vladimir Putin for the mismanagement of Sochi 2014 Olympic facilities. Akhmed Bilalov was publicly censured by Putin earlier this month over delays and cost overruns during his time in charge of the Sochi ski jump complex. Bilalov had already left his Sochi 2014 role and has since resigned as vice-president of the Russian Olympic Committee. He remains chairman of state-run Northern Caucasus Resorts, which manages holiday resorts in…

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