The richest employee of Ministry of Emergency Situations earns 2.5 billion rubles
Head of the department for Stavropol Alexander Ivanitsky declared such an amount.
The Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency Situations reported on the incomes of its employees in 2017.
According to the published declarations, the head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of Russia for the Stavropol Territory, Alexander Ivanitsky, earned the most – his income exceeded 2.5 billion rubles (~40.272 million USD) in 2017, which is 782 times more than in the previous year (3.3 million rubles (~53.000 USD) in 2016) .
The source of Ivanitsky’s wealth is not disclosed. In his property, there is no real estate, only a motorcycle Honda NSA 700. His wife owns an apartment.
It is noteworthy that after the request of RBC to comment on such income of its employee, the Ministry of Emergency Situations removed Ivanitsky's declaration from the website, promising to give an official response, the newspaper writes.
The second place is occupied by the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Shakhov. He earned 34.7 million rubles (~560.000 USD) in 2017, which is almost 16 times more than his income in 2016. The official’s shared and personal property includes three apartments and a garage. The source of the income growth is not specified, but Shakhov did not make any transactions with real estate or vehicles in 2017.
The third place is occupied by the first deputy head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Vladimir Stepanov, who declared 14.8 million rubles (~238.000 USD). By the way, in 2016, he earned more - 17.5 million rubles (~281.000 USD) and was the wealthiest in the ranking.
The former head of the Ministry, Vladimir Puchkov, is only the fourth in terms of income among senior officials of the entity. In 2017, he earned 12.4 million rubles (~200.000 USD).
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