The Committee of the Federation Council has not found facts of illegal activities of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation

The Committee of the Federation Council has not found facts of illegal activities of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation


MOSCOW, December 30. /Corr. Sergey Izotov/. The Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction not found in circulation of the Fund of struggle against corruption evidence of illegal activity of the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation Yuri Chaika.

This is stated in response to the letter of the Committee on the petition of the Fund in the Federation Council with a request for the release of the Seagull from the post (the text of the letter available).

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“Due to the fact that in Your appeal not set forth evidence of illegal activity of the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, the materials will be taken into account when the Committee considered the matters required by part 3 of article 30 of the regulations of the Federation Council”, – is spoken in the letter signed by the Chairman of the Committee Andrew Klishas.

In his letter, the Senator emphasized that the question of the appointment of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, the Russian Constitution is considered by the Federation Council on representation of the President. “The question about the dismissal of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation is considered by the Federation Council on proposal of the President of the Russian Federation. Consideration in the Federation Council the question of the dismissal of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation takes place in the manner similar to the procedure for consideration of appointment to the post of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation”, – said in the letter.

The Position Of The Kremlin

Earlier, the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said the presidential administration will not investigate the business of adult children Gulls, but can check the situation of a conflict of interest.

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“This mechanism (check for corruption that exists in the Kremlin) is engaged in the control of free entrepreneurs, – said Sands. – If you ask me whether this mechanism is to control the business of children-headed Gulls, adult and independent entrepreneurs, the answer is no.”

“Monitoring for possible conflict of interest in accordance with the law, of course”, he added.

Peskov said that in presidential administration there is a control mechanism, including control management of the President, the office.

Investigations FBC

The Fund of struggle against corruption, founded by Alexei Navalny, 1 December published an investigation, in which, inter alia, States that one of the sons of the public Prosecutor ostensibly speaks Greek hotel, also, the sons of Gulls were shareholders in two key companies of Russian Railways.

The head of the Prosecutor General’s office called the accusations untrue and said that “customers of this deceitful film are British citizen William Browder and its intelligence services.”

Russian court Browder was previously found guilty of tax crimes and sentenced in absentia to 9 years in prison.

On the Fund of struggle against corruption

The Fund of struggle against corruption was established by Alexei Navalny in 2011, its Director is Roman Rubanov, Executive Director Vladimir Ashurkov. The most famous anti-corruption project of the Foundation website “Rospil”.