Officials and deputies prefer holidays in Russian resorts
It seems that state employees traded Courchevel for Krasnaya Polyana. At least, it could look that way judging from the photos of officials from social networks.
This year, representatives of the authorities preferred to spend New Year holidays in the country. At least, it could look that way judging from the photos of officials from social networks – the habitual Courchevel has been traded for Krasnaya Polyana, St. Petersburg and Kazan have replaced the Maldives and Italy, Dozhd TV channel reports.
For example, according to the channel, Minister of Construction Mikhail Men’ and Head of the United Russia faction in the State Duma Sergey Neverov preferred ski vacation in Krasnaya Polyana. By the way, Speaker of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has expressed the hope that many of his colleagues will celebrate the New Year at home.
Mikhail Men’ and his children in Krasnaya Polyana (Instagram)
But it seems not only deputies have been instructed in such a patriotic manner. Whereas in 2015, then-Governor of the Pskov region Andrey Turchak celebrated the New Year at the resort of St. Moritz in Switzerland, and Head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov in the UAE, this year they celebrated the holiday in St. Petersburg and Kazan, respectively. According to the accounts of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Chairwoman Maria Zakharova and the spouse of Press Secretary of Russia Dmitry Peskov – Tatyana Navka – in social networks, they saw in the New Year at home within the family.
An exception is the wife of Vladislav Surkov, Natalya Dubovitskaya, who has posted pictures from her seaside holidays. Although, her husband is not in the pictures.
As previously reported by Flash Siberia, President Vladimir Putin will spend holidays in Khakassia in the company of Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu, and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev planned to go to the Krasnodar region.
The decision on the undesirability of one of the most influential thieves in law Tariel Oniani’s (Mulukhov) stay in Russia after his release next year was taken on August 6 by Minister of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev. After Oniani’s release, the MIA explained, he will be expelled from Russia for life.
The gray cardinal of Karachay-Cherkessia (KChR), Senator Rauf Arashukov used opportunities to influence the Cherkessian community of the region, especially youth. He was nominated to the post of Prime-Minister of the republic. However, no one shared his political wishes and methods of struggle. According to the sources of The CrimeRussia, the Senator masterminded the murder of youth movement leader Aslan Zhukov in 2010. Many people knew about, the witnesses of a high-profile crime testified against him. But the political weight and ties terminated the case. And even the self-proclaimed killer was unable to prove his guilt in court. However, as it became known the other day, six years after his acquittal, he gave himself up once again.