Journalists published an investigation about the luxurious residence of the President of the Russian Federation in Karelia near Lake Ladoga
This is stated in material OCCRP and Meduza investigators, Ukrinform reports.
In the investigation, the journalists used the documents of construction companies involved in the arrangement of the territory around the estate. The total array of these documents, which became known thanks to the “leak”, is very large.
Thousands of letters leaked from two construction companies involved in the development of the area around the “fisherman’s hut” came into the possession of OCCRP journalists.
“Among other things, the letters contained layouts, drawings, design projects and other materials testifying to the luxury of the “fisherman’s hut” complex… The two-story futuristic building with an undulating roof, spacious rooms and a large outdoor restaurant area looks like a reception house. Large the open-plan living room occupies more than 200 square meters.A glass partition separates it from the kitchen, equipped with a barbecue, boiler, tandoor, tepan and smokehouse, like in an expensive restaurant,” the investigation says.
“It is difficult to estimate the cost of the facility, but OCCRP has an estimate for general construction work from June 2015 in the amount of 187 million rubles (up to $3.5 million),” the journalists write.
Has its own brewery. With Austrian equipment worth 345,000 euros, 47 liters of beer per day can be produced here. And on the second floor there is a tea room overlooking Lake Ladoga. Through the glass partition from the room you can observe the process of brewing beer.
“There are two small pools next to the building. From the house, a path leads to a natural waterfall that flows into the bay, where a separate gazebo is equipped. The waterfall used to be a tourist attraction, but now the path is closed to visitors,” the journalists learned.
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