The Federation Council ahead of schedule stopped powers of one of the richest senators


MOSCOW, October 21. The Federation Council ahead of schedule stopped powers of one of the richest of the Russian Parliament – the Senator from the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Victor Pichugov. The corresponding resolution of the chamber was made at the request of any member of the Federation Council.

As noted by the Chairman of the Committee of the upper chamber on regulations and organization of parliamentary activity Vadim Tulpanov, “Pichugov wrote the application at own will”.

As noted by the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Pichugov worked in the upper house for many years, “was active and not” Senator, “made an interesting proposal.” “We regret that the time has come to part with it,” said she. The head of the Federation Council has handed over the ex – Senator, the highest award of the chamber of the badge of honour of Council of Federation “For merits in development of parliamentarism”. “You actually deserve,” stressed the President.

In turn, he is already a former Senator, explained his decision the intention to return to business. “I’m going back to the office, will manage the assets of one of the leading Russian companies,” he said, without specifying, about what the organization is about.

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 four land plots, four houses, including one in the UK, and five apartments, including one in Monaco.

In the use of the Senator, according to the Declaration, there are 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 parliamentarian one apartment and the Porsche Cayenne.

Pichugov was a part of the upper house Committee on rules and organization of parliamentary activity.