Reuters learned of the construction of a new building for CCB Putin

On the territory of the Central clinical hospital (CDB) plans to build a new building for the treatment of President Vladimir Putin and other senior officials. About it reports Reuters, citing a source who previously worked in the CDB, and a source in medical circles familiar with the details of the project. Information the Agency also confirmed the two are not related to each other doctor close to the hospital.

According to them, we are talking about the construction on the territory of the CDB three-storey building “clinical and outpatient Department (KPO)” area of 12 thousand sq m. the New building will have a capacity of 10 patients and equipped presidential and governmental communication in case of senior patients will need to take urgent decisions, according to the interlocutors of the Agency.

According to documents seen by Reuters, the project of construction of the new building is estimated at 2.9 billion rubles excluding equipment costs. According to the Agency, construction project, KPO provides inpatient wards VIP, conference hall for 50 persons, a swimming pool, a room for consultation, canteens for patients and staff, and underground Parking. In addition, on one of the floors of the building are planning to build two houses with an area of about 200 square meters each.

A press-the Secretary Upravdelami of the President (UDP) Elena Krylova confirmed the Agency plans for the construction of the clinical outpatient Department in the CDB, explaining that the decision was adopted UDP in July 2015 in accordance with the development concept of CCB in 2015-2020.

At the same time, answering the question of whether this object is designed for 10 patients and has a special connection, Krylov said that “this information is untrue”. What item is not true, she explained, the Agency said.

“The new building is planned to provide medical care to patients, ensuring the maintenance of which is vested in the UDP,” — said Krylov in response to the question whether the new building for the treatment of the President and the Prime Minister.

As specifies Reuters, in addition to the President and the Prime Minister, this category includes Cabinet members, senators, judges of the constitutional court and more than thousand officials.

Chief doctor of the CDB Nicholas Vitko has not responded to questions from Reuters.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov readdressed the issue of building housing for the head of state in the UDP. “This administration (of President),” — said Peskov, asked to comment on the investigation of Reuters.

The press service of the CCS also forwarded all questions to the office of the President.

Elena Krylova chose not to answer the questions and asked to send a written request. At the time of publication of the text in the editor has not received the answer from UDP.