Shokhin suggested that the term “trap speaker” for gaps in the legislation


Criminal prosecution eks-the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev is a consequence of the problem of “white spots” in the Russian legislation, which gives rise to corruption risks, said the head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP) Alexander Shokhin in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”. He noted that during the past week on this forum “the Trap “new normality” to formulate the concept of “speaker trap”.

“The fact that the law doesn’t always clearly spelled out some rules. In particular, what is the company? Here “Rosneft” — the state company or, given that it owns directly, the government, and the state owns through Rosneftegaz, she’s not fully public?” — said Shokhin (quoted by “Interfax”). Head RSPP has suggested that it is because of this discrepancies could be “korruptsinogennostj this decision.”

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According to Shokhin, if the law was written “clearly, and would not have this situation even at the shore, in January of this year, when the President announced a new wave of large privatization”.

Shokhin noted that corrupt environment and create “uncertainty in the law, a blanket of norms that give the right to interpretation”. The situation with Ulyukaev, according to head RSPP, it is “an occasion to look closely at the white spots and gaps in the law.”

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Alexei Ulyukayev, headed the Ministry of economic development of Russia in 2013, was arrested on 14 November on suspicion in receiving a bribe in the amount of $2 million and extortion of money from “Rosneft” for the positive conclusion of the Ministry of economic development, which has allowed the company to acquire the government’s stake in Bashneft. The next day the court filed Ulyukayev charge and placed him under house arrest. By presidential decree he was dismissed from the post of Minister of economic development with the formulation “in connection with loss of trust”. The speaker himself does not admit his guilt.

Shokhin earlier called “strange” charges against the speaker. According to head RSPP, if the ex-Minister “was accused that he knocked an old lady when he was driving Gelandewagen with high speed on the night Moscow, and it would look plausible”.

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