Former deputy head of the Ministry of Education and vice-president of Sberbank Marina Rakova. Case

Marina Rakova. Photo: RIA Novosti/Ramil Sitdikov

The former deputy head of the Ministry of Education and vice-president of the & nbsp; Sberbank Marina Rakova is being prosecuted for fraud on a particularly large scale. According to media citing the security forces, searches were carried out in Rakova's apartment and at her workplace.

“ Currently, investigators are questioning Rakova in the Case initiated under Part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (fraud on a particularly large scale). This case may be related to his work at the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, & raquo ;, & mdash; TASS interlocutor said.

“ As deputy head of the Ministry of Education, she lobbied for the allocation of budgetary funds to the Fund for New Forms of Educational Development (FNFRO), of which she was the general manager. The money was intended for the implementation of state contracts under the federal project & bdquo; Teacher of the future & ldquo ;. Specialized reviews revealed tampering with report documentation on & bdquo; scientific research & ldquo; Russian-British private university & bdquo; Shaninka & ldquo; (the official name is & mdash; Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences). It is alleged that the FNFRO illegally accepted the work performed by the university and unjustifiably paid the money ',' & mdash; RIA Novosti's interlocutor said with reference to the investigation. & nbsp;

The agency's source added that in addition to falsifying documents, Rakova is believed to be involved in the theft of more than 50 million rubles. In addition, information about Rakova's possible involvement in the theft of at least three other contracts worth 150 million rubles is currently being verified. Under the article, fraud on a particularly large scale, Cancer faces up to ten years in prison, Kommersant reported.

Searches were also carried out in Rakova's entourage, in particular among senior officials of Sberbank, who had previously worked with her at the Fund for the Development of New Forms of Education and the Ministry of Education. 39; Education.

What does Marina Rakova know?

Marina Nikolaevna Rakova was born on April 7, 1983 in the city of Gornyak, Altai Territory.

She grew up in the family of a teacher and a prosecutor.

Until 2000, she studied at Gymnasium No.74 in the city of Barnaul. Participation in international forums, contests and competitions, such as & nbsp; Intel ISEF, European competition for young scientists.

From 1998 to 2002, Rakova studied fundamental mathematics at the Bauman State Technical University in Moscow. She also completed further training at the Altai Academy of Economics and Law.

In 2016, Rakova became the leader of the strategic initiative “ New Model of Further Education for Children. & # 39; & # 39;

In the same year, she headed the project office of the priority project “Affordable additional education for children” and, since 2018, she became the administrator of the priority project. In this capacity, in particular, she is engaged in the creation of the Quantorium children's technoparks. In 2017, the project received the Development Award nomination.

By decree of the Prime Minister of Russia dated October 15, 2018, Marina Nikolaevna was appointed Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation.

Among the main achievements in this position: the creation of more than two thousand open centers for the education of digital and humanitarian profiles in small towns and villages “ Growth points '' in fifty constituent entities of Russia, more than a hundred “ Quantorium '' children's technoparks, several & nbsp; dozens of 'IT-cubes' & mdash; & nbsp; training centers for future specialists in the field of digital technologies.

By decree of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on March 16, 2020 Marina Rakova was dismissed from her post as Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation & # 39; nbsp; as part of a transfer within the public joint stock company Sberbank.

At Sberbank, a new senior manager led the Digital Education Platforms project, as well as a subsidiary of the bank & mdash; SberObrazovanie LLC. & Nbsp;

The press service of Sberbank pointed out that the persecution of Marina Rakova had nothing to do with her work in a credit institution.

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