State Duma Deputy from the Communist party Valery Rashkin in his Twitter announced that it has directed Deputy inquiry with the requirement to verify “about the palaces and villas of the” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
The request sent to the Chairman of the TFR Alexander Bastrykin, and copies to the Director of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev and Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika.
The investigation of the FBC was published on 2 March. It States that Medvedev has “huge tracts of land in the elite areas, manages yachts, apartments in historic mansions, agro-complexes and wineries in Russia and abroad”. Conclusions the authors of the investigation make based on the data of the Rosreestr, extracts from different registers of legal entities and mass media publications, and social networking accounts. While the FCO indicate that the real owner of the assets “nearly impossible to track since, as recorded on the charities, they don’t belong to anyone.”
Press Secretary of the head of the Cabinet of Ministers Natalya Timakova, commenting on the investigation, said the material is highly pre-election character. “Bulk material has a pronounced pre-election character, as he himself says at the end of the video. To comment on the propaganda attacks of the opposition and the convict character, who said that he already has some campaign and fights with the power of sense,” she said. Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that to add to what was said Timakova, the Kremlin nothing.
Earlier, the “Rain” reported with reference to representatives of all four Duma factions that the deputies of the state Duma decided not to ask oral questions to Dmitry Medvedev on the investigation of the FBC on the estate of the Prime Minister during his speech with the annual report in the lower house of the Russian Parliament.
Then the Deputy head of the Communist party Sergei Reshulsky said that the government’s report on the results of last year does not involve such issues. “To ask such questions, requires a different procedure — the parliamentary investigation,” he said.
Other parties shared this position. United Russia has questioned the fact that the investigation of Bulk generally refers to government activities, “Fair Russia” soobshili that the party doubted the authenticity of the sources of inquiry in the liberal democratic party said that the voters of the party the investigation FBK “not interested”
Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist party Sergei Obukhov said in an interview that “all ideas Navalny has long voiced the Communist party.” “For example, anti-corruption — we introduced a legislative initiative in the agenda of the state Duma, but he is not” — said Obukhov.According to him, Bulk works best in social networks, but the “specific work” the Communists are more.