Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin has not signed documents on resignation of the Commissioner for children’s rights Pavel Astakhov. On the eve of his impending dismissal of said four sources.
“No Executive orders, the President has not signed, I don’t know who wrote some statements and wrote it at all. While I can say only one thing: Astakhov continues to work,” Peskov said (quoted by “Interfax”).
The press Secretary noted that Astakhov “will be dismissed” only if Putin will sign a decree on his resignation. Nevertheless, “until now this has not happened,” said Sands. To the question, are any candidates for the office of the Ombudsman, the press Secretary replied in the negative.
Earlier, three sources close to the state Duma and the presidential administration, said that in the coming days Astakhov can retire. In the office of the Ombudsman this information is not confirmed. He Astakhov did not answer the phone all day. Commenting on this information, Sands said he had not seen the statement of the Commissioner for resignation.
Later two of the interlocutor of RBC in the Kremlin reported that Astakhov before you leave, go on vacation. “Astakhov wrote a statement on vacation with the subsequent dismissal. In the coming days he will retire and will not return to my former work,” said one of the interlocutors.