Putin will discuss the improvement of state policy in the fight against corruption

Putin will discuss the improvement of state policy in the fight against corruption


The meeting is expected to be determined towards the development of the Institute of conflict of interest, as well as the recovery in civil proceedings of property of citizens, which are subject to the law on the control of costs.

MOSCOW, 26 APR –. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday will hold a meeting of the Presidium of the presidential Council for countering corruption, on which it is planned to discuss further measures on improvement of state policy in this area, reported the press service of the Kremlin.

The presidential anti-corruption Council was established in 2008, it is headed by the President and the Presidium of the Council — the head of the Kremlin administration. Last week the head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov held a meeting of the Presidium of the Council, where they discussed issues of conflict of interests of high state officials and anti-corruption activities in the southern Federal district. At this meeting, the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina told about the activities of the financial regulator on the fight against corruption.

Agenda

According to the press service of the Kremlin on Monday, the main topic of the meeting will be further measures to improve the state policy in the field of combating corruption.

The report said that as the main directions of further work, the Council is expected to determine the development of the Institute of conflict of interest, as well as the recovery in civil proceedings of property of citizens, which are subject to the law on the control of expenditure — in the absence of his owners evidence of its legal origin.

The meeting will be attended by the head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, Chairman of the accounts chamber Tatyana Golikova and the head of the Federal service for financial monitoring Yuri Chikhanchin.

The problem of corruption

The Russian authorities pay much attention to the issues of combating corruption in the country, actively engaged in the international dialogue, serious attention is paid to bilateral and multilateral initiatives. The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said the presidential administration handles all the data on the officials who are involved in media publications, on the subject of conflict of interest.

Russia imposed the Declaration on the incomes and expenditures of civil servants. The head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov earlier said that after verification of the declarations were disciplinary punished 4 thousand people, 272 dismissed. The Kremlin believes that government spending must be controlled even tougher, and the fight against corruption should focus not only the state but also business and civil society.

Last year was memorable with a loud arrests of the head of Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer, the Governor of the Sakhalin region Alexander Horoshavin. Now both relieved of their posts. In the Kremlin declared that these facts are proof that the “untouchables” in Russia, including among high-ranking officials.

According to the Kremlin administration last year, it was opened much more facts of bribery committed by organized groups, large and extra large sizes. Prosecuted nearly 700 officers.

For what we fight for

Speaking at the Collegium of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation in the beginning of this year the head of the presidential administration urged not to allow money for the state defence order was deposited in the pockets of corrupt officials and unnecessary middlemen. Ivanov has noticed that even in difficult economic conditions, the state does not spare funds for defence, and therefore monitor their consumption must be carefully. Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, in his turn noted that in the past year, prosecutors have managed to consolidate the positive trend of the state of legality in the military-industrial complex.

Ivanov also urged to carefully monitor the budget spending on major projects, including the motorway. Originally start was planned to be implemented in December 2015, but due to delays in the construction of the cosmodrome he was transferred to the next year. At the moment it is known that the first launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” with the new Russian cosmodrome can be performed in the second half of April.

Also in the Kremlin drew attention for the need to monitor spending on facilities for the FIFA world Cup 2018 and the construction of a bridge to Crimea. Under the attention of the Kremlin administration is the progress of reconstruction of the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Ivanov compared it with the construction of the spaceport, saying that there is a thought about sabotage, and did not rule out the involvement of law enforcement.