MP from the Communist party Valery Rashkin will not ask a question to the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the investigation of the Fund of struggle against corruption “He’s not Dimon.” This was stated by the Deputy and the head a press-services of Communist party Alexander Yushchenko.
“Rashkin appealed to the leadership of the faction with the proposal to ask the question”, — Yushchenko said. According to him, the Communist party decided that the Communist party questions the Prime Minister will ask Oleg Smolin, Nikolai Kolomeitsev, Vera Ganza, Sergey Panteleev, Yury Afonin.
The Fund of struggle against corruption, spoke about “a secret property” Medvedev
Reasons Rashkin are not allowed to ask Medvedev about the facts of the investigation the FCO, Deputy head of the faction of the Communist Nikolai Kolomeitsev refused to explain. “We have a right [decision], which we do not discuss with the media,” said the latter.
Informed one of the deputies of the state Duma, took part in the meeting of the leadership of the faction “United Russia” and Medvedev on April 11, said that he and his colleagues received the installation: “hard questions not to ask”.
The day before, April 17, deputies from LDPR and “Fair Russia” declared that will not ask Medvedev questions about the investigation, “you do not Dimon” FBK opposition leader Alexei Navalny. This was told by representatives of both factions.
A source close to the leadership of “Fair Russia”, said that his party “does not want to attract too much attention to Navalny.” According to the source, there are many controversial topics that can be addressed in the dialogue with the Prime Minister without mentioning Navalny.
Vice-speaker of the state Duma from LDPR Igor Lebedev has explained that the Prime Minister will report on the activities of the government, so questions about his estate will not be appropriate. Besides, the party doesn’t want to do “extra is this man [Bulk]”.
In early April, the state Duma voted against
Protocol Commission of the Communist party to investigate the facts set forth in the “He’s not Dimon.” Mikhail Yemelyanov from a just Russia explained the party’s decision, “the unwillingness to dance to the tune of Navalny.”
This vote was preceded by the statement of the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, who said that “it is wrong to involve the Council in this story.” He also noted that sees no reason to investigate signs of a serious condition, because “the injured party is not.”
Later, the Deputy Rashkin said he still plans to ask Medvedev about the investigation.
In early March, the Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny has published an investigation, which refers to residences, farms and vineyards owned by funds that are owned by people close to Medvedev or the Prime Minister himself. The head of the government owns “vast tracts of land in the elite areas, manages yachts, apartments in historic mansions, agro-complexes and wineries in Russia and abroad”, claimed in the investigation. The total value of real estate and land, about which I learned the FCO, amounted to 70 billion rubles.
After the spread of the investigation the FCO to the Network’s press-Secretary, Natalya Timakova stated that the Bulk film about Medvedev “has a pronounced pre-election character, as he himself says.” Timakova stressed that he sees no reason to comment on “propaganda attacks the opposition and the convict character.”
The lack of reaction to the investigation has triggered massive anti-corruption actions in cities of Russia, but Medvedev himself for the first time commented on the film FBC and Bulk charges in the address in a month, April 4. During his visit to the factory “Tambov bacon” the Prime Minister said that the investigation FBK about him made “compote”.
“Take it all different kinds of rubbish, any rubbish is collected about me, if it’s about me, about my friends, about the people, about whom I never heard. About some of the places I’ve been. About some places that I too have never heard of. Collect some papers, photos, clothes. Then create a product and present it,” — said Medvedev.
Parliamentarians can ask questions to Medvedev on April 19, when will be his speech in the Duma. Questions to the head of the Cabinet four faction in the Duma, sent a half months ago. By decision of the Council of the state Duma this year the number of oral questions Medvedev has been increased from three to five from each faction.