Senator Pichugov leaves the Federation Council, to become a top Manager of a large Russian company


MOSCOW, October 20. The Senator from the Khanty – Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Victor Pichugov leaves the Federation Council, to become the top Manager of a major Russian company.

“I’m going back to the office, will manage the assets of one of the leading Russian companies”, – said Pichugov, without specifying what kind.

Earlier, the Chairman of Committee of Federation Council on regulations and organization of parliamentary activity Vadim Tulpanov, said that the Committee received a petition Pichugova requesting to terminate his powers from October 21. “Pichugov wrote the application at own will”, – said the Senator.

Pichugov was introduced in the upper house of Parliament of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. According to declarations by the end of 2014, he was among the senators with the highest income. In 2014 he earned more than 363,5 million roubles. On January 1 of the current year Pichugova owned 4 plots, 4 houses, including one in the UK and 5 apartments, including one in Monaco.

To use Senator are also two forest plots in the Russian Federation, and the fleet – 4 Bentley, Lexus, Land Rover, Maybach and one trailer. Owned by the wife of the Senator one apartment and the Porsche Cayenne.

Pichugov is part of the Committee on rules and organization of parliamentary activity.