Medvedev files income declaration
A year ago, Medvedev’s income (according to the results of 2015) amounted to 8.76 million rubles ($155.709), which is 716.3 thousand rubles more than in 2014.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev filed an income declaration for 2016. This was reported by Natalia Timakova, the press secretary of the head of the Russian government, TASS reports.
"In accordance with the law, all members of the government filed income declarations. Traditionally, after the necessary check within a month, they will be published on the website (of the Russian Federation government)," Timakova told reporters.
Earlier today, the Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kremlin officials would file income declarations for the past year in the legally established timeframe – until April 1. This was reported by the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. "Until April 1, all the declarations, naturally, will be filed," he said.
A year ago, Medvedev’s income (according to the results of 2015) amounted to 8.76 million rubles ($155.709), which is 716.3 thousand rubles ($12.732) more than in 2014.
It is to be noted that, at the present time, increased attention can be attracted to Medvedev's income. This is due to the stormy reaction of the society to the investigation of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) founded by oppositionist Alexey Navalny, called He's not Dimon. The documentary was published in early March and was dedicated to secret assets of the head of government. According to FBK, a huge fortune was acquired by the prime minister in the form of "donations" of oligarchs and loans of state banks with the help of non-profit foundations.
It is also to be recalled that the income of Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2015 amounted to 8.9 million rubles (in 2014 - 7.65 million rubles).
The richest person in the Russian government in 2015 became the Russian Minister for working with the Open Government, Mikhail Abyzov. His income amounted to 455 million 579.6 thousand rubles ($8.097.916) against 222 million rubles ($3.946.050) a year earlier.
Minister of Communications and the Media Nikolay Nikiforov earned 5.79 million rubles ($102,917), Minister of Labor and Social Development Maxim Topilin - 5.9 million rubles ($104,872), Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova - 6.13 million rubles ($108,960), Head of the Ministry of Transport Maxim Sokolov - 6.17 million rubles ($109,671), Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy - 6.18 million rubles ($109,849), and Head of the Ministry of Justice Aleksandr Konovalov - 6.3 million rubles ($111,982).
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).