The Council on human rights (HRC) under the President of Russia and the Federation Council has suggested the head of state candidates for the post of Commissioner for the rights of the child, writes “Kommersant”. Thus a press-the Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov said that he did not know Lee signed the decree about resignation of the current Commissioner Pavel Astakhov. He said that the approved candidates for the post yet.
The head of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov told the publication that the Bureau of the Council sent their proposals for candidates to the Deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin. The list included three people: the Executive Director of the Fund “Fair aid” Elizaveta Glinka (Doctor Liza), the Chairman of the coordination Council of the “Union of Russian volunteers” Yana Lantratova and the Director of the Agency of social information Elena Topoleva-Soldunova. “They are all modest people, and do each very important thing. None of them breaks into this post. The one who is torn, in any case can not be assigned”, — said Fedotov.
According to the newspaper, the Federation Council suggested to appoint to the post of children’s Ombudsman, member of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Valentina Petrenko. She told the newspaper that the appointment of Commissioner is the prerogative of the President and ahead of the event impossible.”
Close to the presidential administration, the newspaper’s sources called a candidate Commissioner for the rights of the child in the Vladimir region Gennady Prokhorycheva. “We have enough work to Commissioner for the rights of the child, to threaten the position of the Federal simply ridiculous,” he commented.
Political party “the Apple” suggested to the President to appoint on the post of the Commissioner for children’s rights in Moscow Evgeny Bunimovich. According to him, the party leadership did not agree with him the issue of nominating. Bunimovich also noted that in Russia there is no clear law on the rights and duties of children’s Ombudsman. “The formation of the Ombudsman for the rights of the child as a distinct independent body is more important than the discussion of candidates”, — he concluded.
Information about possible fast resignation of Pavel Astakhov came after the Network began to gain popularity a petition calling for his dismissal. The petition was published after the scandal of statements Astakhov during a conversation with survivors during the crash boats on the Karelian Syamozero children. The Ombudsman in a conversation with the children said, “Well, how was your swim?” Previously resonant was another statement of Ombudsman for children: commenting on reports of the wedding of 17-year-old resident of the village of Baytarki Kheda-Louise Goylabievoy and 57-year-old head of the police Department Nozhai-Yurt district of Chechnya Nagada guchigova, Astakhov said that in the Caucasus puberty is sooner. “There are places where women are already 27 years shriveled, and, by our standards, they are under 50,” said he then.
4 July, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Astakhov will leave the post on return from leave. He said that Astakhov out on their own. The interlocutors said that the resignation will happen on the totality of the circumstances, in particular, because of the scandal caused the phrase uttered during a conversation with the children who survived the storm in Karelia. Also to Astakhov have any questions anti-corruption Department of the Kremlin, said the sources .