“Kommersant” reported on the appointment of the new head of Rosreestr

The new head of the Federal service for state registration, cadastre and cartography (Rosreestr) may become state Secretary and Deputy Minister of agriculture of Victoria Abramchenko, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to officials of the government and a source close to the Ministry of economy.

According to the newspaper, the candidacy of Mrs. Abramchenko gave the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev. Soon all the necessary documents will be forwarded for approval to the government.

According to a source in law enforcement bodies, Abramchenko will have to pay special attention to the “anti-corruption practices”. “Bribery is common in the territorial departments of Rosreestr” — he explained.

The Ministry of economy to comment to the newspaper, refused, citing the fact that the head of Rosreestr appoints the government. In turn, the press Secretary of Prime Minister Natalia Timakova refused to confirm the information on the appointment Abramchenko “prior to the release signed by the Premier of the securities”.

The former head of Rosreestr Igor Vasiliev on 28 July was appointed acting Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh is. In early August, the newspaper “Vedomosti” wrote about the two candidates for the post of head of Rosreestr: the Deputy Minister of economic development Igor Rewa and head of Department of property relations of the defense Ministry Dmitry Kurakin. The newspaper, citing close to the defense Ministry source reported that the appointment of Kurakin was quite likely.

According to “Kommersant”, Kurakin actively supported the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko. During her governorship in Saint-Petersburg, Kurakin worked in Smolny. The speaker was willing to accept the candidature Kurakin only in the case of recommendations from defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

The purpose of Reva is not supported by first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and presidential aide on economic issues Andrei Belousov.