Georgy Sobolev and Sergei Antyushin (left to right)
(Photo: Danil Aikin / TASS)
The Zavodskoy District Court of Kemerovo found all eight defendants in the case of the fire in the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping center in March 2018 guilty, RIA Novosti reports.
The general director of Zimnyaya Vishnya LLC Nadezhda Suddenok, the general director of the Kemerovo confectionery plant (owner of the shopping center) Yulia Bogdanova and the technical director of the plant Georgy Sobolev are charged with the provision of services that do not meet safety requirements, which resulted in the death of two or more persons (part 3 of article 238 of the Criminal Code ) and violation of fire safety requirements, resulting in the death of two or more persons by negligence (part 3 of article 219).
Igor Polozinenko, the head of System Integrator, and Aleksandr Nikitin, an engineer of the fire system, were also charged with violating fire safety requirements, which resulted in the death of two or more people.
An employee of a private security company, Sergei Antyushin, is charged with providing services that do not meet security requirements, which resulted in the death of two or more persons (part 3 of article 238).
The head of the guard of the fire and rescue unit No. 2 Sergei Genin is accused of negligence, which inadvertently resulted in the death of two or more persons (part 3 of article 293), the head of the fire extinguishing service of the first detachment of the fire service, Andrei Bursin, of negligence (part 3 of article 293) UK).