Interim governors to account for income
The State Duma approved the corresponding draft law in the first reading.
The bill, obliging the interim heads of regions to report their incomes, passed the first reading in the State Duma.
According to the document, now, interim governors will be obliged to provide such information within 15 days from the date of appointment to the post. The information will be posted on the Internet on the official websites of state bodies of the country subjects.
We add that the author of the initiative was Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Preliminary hearings of the case pertaining to embezzlements committed during the construction of notorious Zenit Arena haven’t commenced yet – but the trial of Marat Oganesyan already ceased to be monotonous. The former Deputy Head of the St. Petersburg Municipal Administration has directly hinted at the involvement of his successor – current Vice Governor Albin – in the embezzlement of billions of rubles.