Moscow. December 17. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin have discussed in detail the issue of functioning of system “Plato” and will be ready for big press conference to respond to the concerns of truckers, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
“If this question will be asked and likely will ask him, the President will be able to give a detailed answer”, – said Peskov, commenting on the upcoming big press conference Putin, which will take place on Thursday 17 December and will start at 12:00 Moscow time.
Press Secretary of the head of state also refuted the information that the operator of the system “Platon” belongs to the son of a businessman Arkady Rotenberg.
“The President will answer this question. The operator does not belong to the son of Arkady Rotenberg, is a joint venture. And, in fact, by putting his signature under the document that you mentioned (about the reduction of fines from truckers), have discussed in detail in this topic”, – said the press Secretary of the President in interview to TV channel “Russia 24” (VGTRK).
From November 15 in Russia earned a system of charging trucks with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 tonnes on account of compensation of damage when driving on Federal roads, called “Plato”. The launch of the system was accompanied by a malfunction, as well as protests by truckers.
Previously, the Presidential Council on human rights, in absentia adopted the recommendations, providing for the complete abolition of this system in creating optimal alternative.
In the Ministry of transport said in response that the issue to the theme of ensuring the rights and freedoms of citizens, and called the recommendations of the HRC market opinion.