Putin urged to distinguish between the fight against corruption and self-promotion

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with members of the legislative Council stated that a distinction should be made between those who are fighting against corruption and those who use the fight against it as self-promotion, reports .

“We need to distinguish between those who really want to fight corruption, and those who are trying to use this as a tool in its political struggle to self-promotion. We passed it, and saw the example of the “Arab spring”, and in the case of Ukraine”, — said Putin. He explained that meant, what were the slogans “out the perpetrators of the coup”.

“One of them was the fight against corruption. What is the end? The multiple growth of this corruption,” — said the President of Russia.

In his words, to “various adventurers” is not used in the fight against corruption for its own purposes, it is necessary to “show people that the government is able to fight [corruption] and to do it efficiently.”

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, answering the question of journalists, how in the Kremlin assessment of the current anti-corruption legislation, said that the Kremlin is well-known.

“Systematic work, quite methodical, there is room for improvement in our legislation, this work is underway, there are specific and notable achievements,” said Sands. According to him, the Kremlin is well aware that the fight against corruption “is not a set of single actions, but rather work that has a main objective the creation of a total atmosphere of intolerance to corruption in all its manifestations.” He also stressed that “this is a permanent job, it is not limited in time.”

In the framework of his working trip to St Petersburg Vladimir Putin on 24 April conducts a meeting with members of the Council of legislators of Russia to the Federal Assembly. The event is timed to the Day of Russian parliamentarism. In a press-service of the Kremlin reported that the main topics of this meeting should be the problems of improvement of legislation on combating corruption, as well as issues of legislative provision of state policy in the sphere of regulation of trade and import substitution.

March 26 in Moscow and another hundred cities in Russia simultaneously held large-scale protests caused by the publication of the documentary Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) Alexei Navalny on Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. In the film, said that close to Medvedev directly or indirectly are owners of real estate, land and businesses worth about 70 billion rubles. the protesters out on the street explaining their actions to protest against government corruption. On the streets of Moscow, according to official data, about 8 thousand people. According to the FCO, the number of protesters amounted to 20-25 thousand people, witnesses said about 15 thousand participants. At the end of meetings detained by police were more than 1 million people.

Press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, answering the question, knowing whether the head of state Vladimir Putin with the investigation FBK Bulk of “secret property” the Prime Minister declared that the Kremlin “message seen” but “not read”. “This is not the first examples of the work of this famous convict a citizen”, — said Peskov.

Medvedev himself has said that the investigation collected “on the basis of 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 the Prime Minister. He also added that such “attacks against the government” is beneficial to those who order this kind of materials, those who want “to pull people outside and to achieve their political goals.”