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To figurants of business about failure on Sajano - the Shushensky HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION brings accusations

the Investigatory committee of the Russian Federation officially declared work end on criminal case about the failure which have occurred in August, 2009 on Sajano - Shushensky HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION.

As official representative SKR Vladimir Markin has told to the correspondent, accusation in definitive edition is brought to all figurants of this business. Business has turned out huge - its volume makes 1150 volumes.

to the Director of branch of Open Society “ RusGidro “ - “ Sajano - Shushensky HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION of P.S.Neporozhnego “ To Alexander Matvienko, Vladimir Beloborodovu and Alexander Kljukachu accusations in infringement of safety rules at the conducting the works which have entailed death more of two persons and causing of a large damage are brought to Nikolay Nevolko, the chief engineer of station Andrey Mitrofanovu, its assistants Evgenie Shervarli and Gennady Nikitenko, and also workers of Service of monitoring of the equipment of HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION.

On the versions of the investigation accused on service were responsible for safe operation of the hydraulic engineering equipment of Sajano - Shushensky HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION. But these people due to negligence and as has written a consequence, “ for a long time “ supposed work of the hydrounit ¹2 in “ an unsatisfactory vibrating condition “. The consequence proves that these experts of HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION stayed idle and did not accept any measures on elimination of technical malfunction, including during planned repair which has passed in January - March, 2009. The result of such relation to work is known now to all country - on August, 17th, 2009 at increase in amplitude of vibration of the turbine bearing to 840 micron, at as much as possible resolved value to 160 micron, there was a destruction of fastening of a cover of the turbine. It has led to its separation, flooding of a machine hall, destruction and damage of constructions, technical devices and process equipment Sajano - Shushensky HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION and  destruction of 75 persons - the personnel of station and contract organisations.

Now the victims accused and their defenders get acquainted with criminal case materials. Business then will be directed to the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation on the statement of the bill of particulars.