Petersburg official fired for road repair in Photoshop
Georgy Poltavchenko reprimanded his subordinates for the use of Photoshop in response to the complaints of citizens through the portal Our St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltachenko dismissed a Smolny employee, who reported on the Primorsky district road repair with pictures made in the image editor.
“It is out of line to forge photos! - Fontanka quotes the Governor, - It’s necessary to work, not photoshop. The man, who worked on this, is already fired.”
Photo: Reality for the photoshoped road
Recall, in March 2015 a resident of St. Petersburg complained via the portal Our Petersburg on the state of the footpath, which runs from the pedestrian crossing through Primorskoe highway till the Mebel’naya Street and Lyzhnyi Lane. It was included in the district program of repair and in November a report was presented - the photo of asphalt road, which actually was never repaired. The road was just photoshoped. Note that the official’s name, who edited photo, Poltavchenko did not disclose. However, it is known that the pedestrian walkway was included in the improvement program by Department Head Artem Gyrla.
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