The authorities of Rostov-on-Don will not recover almost 100 million rubles of damage caused during the June 24 mutiny from PMCs Wagner and Yevgeny Prigozhin. This was reported in the mayor's office to the publication "Rise".
Funds for repair work, including road repair, are allocated from the city budget.
“There, 28.8 million rubles is the road transport industry, the roadbed, turnouts of tram tracks and pavement were damaged. And 63.7 million rubles are preliminary estimates for the restoration of the affected specialized municipal equipment, but the final amount of restoration work on equipment will be known later upon completion of the repair of the machines, since there may be spare parts of a different amount and so on. Now the restoration road works are 100% completed. And the repair of cars is in the process. As for financing, the city coped on its own, the liquidation of the consequences was carried out at the expense of the city budget. As for the issue of recovering this amount, there are no such plans at the moment.”
Earlier, RTVI reported , with reference to a report signed by the head of the administration of Rostov-on-Don Alexei Logvinenko, that the damage from the actions of Wagner PMCs in Rostov-on-Don amounted to at least 92.5 million rubles. According to the administration, the military equipment of PMC Wagner damaged 12 thousand square meters. m of roadway and 210 sq. m sidewalk. The arrows of the tram tracks were also damaged.
At the same time, the head of PMC Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, was returned 10 billion rubles, which were confiscated from him on June 24 during searches in St. Petersburg, Fontanka found out.
After the riot that Yevgeny Prigozhin staged together with the fighters of the Wagner PMC (“justice march”), the authorities began to decide the fate of the Wagnerites and Prigozhin himself. Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly called Prigozhin a traitor and a traitor, and PMC mercenaries were again offered to conclude a contract with the Ministry of Defense, despite Prigozhin's refusal to do so before the rebellion. The Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko suddenly appeared to the public with a statement about negotiations with Prigozhin and stated that Prigozhin himself and part of his mercenaries had left for Belarus by agreement. After that, the authorities began blocking Prigozhin’s resources: at the end of June, Roskomnadzor restricted access to the websites of Prigozhin’s media holding Patriot, the websites of all publications are inaccessible. Prigozhin himself dissolved the media holding, the information was confirmed by a source in the company to Mash. RIA FAN, Narodnye Novosti, Nevskiye Novosti, Ekonomika Segodnya and many other publications that are part of the holding stopped working.