Interior minister deputy Arkady Gostev who complained of police impoverishment declared income of $589 thousand
In 2018, Arkady Gostev earned 38 million rubles ($589 thousand). He also owns a residential house, a land plot, residential building, living quarters, a kitchen and a garage.
Deputy Interior Minister Arkady Gostev, who in May complained about the decline in the living standards of the police, earned 38 million rubles ($589 thousand) in the past year. Declarations of Gostev are available on the website of the department.
In addition to the income of 38 million rubles ($589 thousand), Gostev has declared a residential house, a land plot, a residential building, living quarters, a kitchen and a garage. The wife of the Deputy Interior Minister earned 2.7 million rubles ($42 thousand) in 2018.
Of note, the Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev earned only 10 million rubles ($155 thousand) in 2018.
Earlier, at a meeting of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation on Defense and Security, Gostev stated that the standard of living of law enforcement officers declined due to inflation and the lack of salary indexation between 2012 and 2017.
Arkady Gostev has served in the internal affairs bodies since 1981. He started from the position of a police officer of the 162nd company of the separate battalion of the patrol-guard service of the Soviet District Executive Committee of Moscow. During his service, he received a number of awards, including medals For valor in service, For military cooperation, For impeccable service and In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow.