Сonstitutional Сourt explained rules of officials' undeclared property seizure
The Russian Constitutional Court issued a judgment, in which explains how to apply the rules on seizure of property purchased by officials and their family members on undeclared income.
Fontanka reports that if the official income does not agree with the charges, he is not obliged to part with all the falsely declared property. Instead, it is necessary to sell and pay to the treasury the portion of the property purchased on unsubstantiated income.
Clarifying rules document, which mitigates the punishment in the case of wrongly declared officials’ property, is published on the website of the Constitutional Court.
It should be noted that the reason for the request becomes the request of the Bashkortostan Supreme Court, which considers the case of spouses Evgenia and Alexey Kolesniks. A woman is working in the Administration of the Sterlitamak district, her husband is a businessman.
In 2012, Alexey Kolesnik acquired Daewoo Novus truck for 2.8 million rubles. The official did not indicated in the declaration on what means the truck was bought. However, it is officially declared that the total family income for three years is 2.7 million rubles. Later, Evgenia Kolesnik has explained the origin of the money, but the cost of the car the court has sought in favor of the state in accordance with Article 235 of the Civil Code and Article 17 of the Law "On the control of the relevant persons spending holding public office."
In late May, a private Sud-Aviation Gazelle helicopter has crash-landed in the Khabarovsk krai. As a result, a 72-year-old man died from heart seizure. Another passenger has got a spinal fracture, while the third one – the pilot – came out of the accident with only a minor brain concussion. Later it became known that the deceased person was an FSB colonel general, the one with spinal fracture – a former overseer of the Khabarovsk krai, while a prominent Khabarovsk businessman had piloted the helicopter. The CrimeRussia obtained some exclusive information about this strange company.