In the state Duma initiated an investigation of the statements of the Deputy head of Transparency about Poklonskaya

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in Photobacterium of the State Duma Natalia Poklonskaya. Archival photoIn the state Duma initiated an investigation of the statements of the Deputy head of Transparency about Poklonskaya© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev initiates verification of statements of the Deputy head of Transparency International Russia Ilya Shumanov against a member of Natalia Polonskaya.

According to him, the request will go to the Prosecutor General’s office on Monday.

Earlier, the Chairman of the state Duma Commission on control over reliability of data on incomes, about property and obligations of property character represented by deputies, Natalia Poklonskaya in an interview with RNS proposed to carry out anti-corruption check of Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny and the Russian branch of Transparency International. Shumanov in response to this statement was written in Facebook that they «wanted to relax a bit, and instead, you have to cut the investigation into Madam ex-Prosecutor». Vice-speaker of the state Duma, the Chairman of the faction «United Russia» in the state Duma Vladimir Vasilyev has called this statement is blackmail and a threat to the Deputy.

«Statements of this kind cannot be ignored. We must protect our citizens from all threats, especially those, who are passionate, responsible and committed to their work. Because a statement Shumanova we intend to ask law enforcement bodies», — said the Piskarev RIA Novosti.

According to him, foreign funds must comply with the laws of the countries in which we operate, «especially if their companies have positioned themselves as institutions of public control over observance of the legislation».

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