MOSCOW, January 26. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting of the Council on combating corruption, which will discuss the improvement measures in this area, including seizure of property of officials who can’t prove their legitimate origin. About it reported in a press-service of the Kremlin.
Peskov: Putin at a meeting of the Council on the fight against corruption will indicate the orientations to work
“The main topic of discussion will be further measures to improve state policy in the field of combating corruption”, – noted in press service. “It is assumed that as the main directions of further work, the Council will determine the development of the Institute of conflict of interest, as well as the recovery in civil proceedings of property of citizens subject to the law on the control of expenditure – in the absence of his owners evidence of its legal origin”, – stated in the message.
“Overall, there will be ways to improve the fight against corruption be considered, the assessment will be given during the President’s speech, and in speech (the head of administration of the Kremlin) by Sergei Ivanov, the fact that over the past period was done, – said earlier the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Identified benchmarks for the future, based on the fact that this work is not in place”.
In meeting will participate the head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, Chairman of the accounts chamber Tatyana Golikova and the head of the Federal service for financial monitoring Yuri Chikhanchin.
The Council on countering corruption under the President of the Russian Federation was established by presidential decree in may 2008 to create a system of corruption counteraction in the Russian Federation and elimination of the reasons generating. The President is Chairman of this Council.
The forum of the popular front: a decent life, family kindergartens, nepotism in the economy
In this case the anti-corruption subject, the head of state regularly discusses and at other events in different formats. So, speech about it went at a meeting with activists of the popular front, and in the presidential address to the Federal Assembly in December 2015. The President then drew the attention that excessive activity of law enforcement bodies is destroying the business climate in the country. According to him, in 2014 in Russia was opened almost 200 thousand criminal cases on economic crimes. To vessels of them reached 46 thousand, 15 thousand cases have fallen apart in the courts. “It turns out that the sentence had ended only 15 per cent of cases”, – concluded Putin. He added that the vast majority of defendants in these cases – about 83% – completely or partially lost business. “That is, they were oppressively, pulled and released”, – stated the head of state.
Speaking of officials, the President also noted that “information about the signs of the personal interest should instantly get into the zone of heightened attention of law-enforcement bodies and civil society.”