Ready to show property: Poklonskaya responded to the proposal with Transparency

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in fotobiennale Poklonskaya during the reception of visitors. Archival photoReady to show property: Poklonskaya responded to the proposal with Transparency© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

The words of the Deputy Director of the Russian branch of Transparency International Elias Shumanova that against the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya can start a corruption investigation that has caused a sharp in the state Duma. United Russia deputies intend to appeal to law enforcement agencies. Itself Poklonski said that it was ready to show Transparency of all their property, if that in turn will show their.

The situation began to develop after interview Poklonskaya RNS, in which the head of the state Duma Commission on control over reliability of information about income provided by the deputies, proposed to carry out anti-corruption check of Fund of struggle against corruption and the Russian branch of Transparency International. According to her, these organizations may be, «the loudest shout» because themselves can be involved in corruption. In addition, according to Poklonskaya, the activity of these organizations is similar to the PR-move.

The words Poklonskaya responded the Deputy Director of the Russian branch of Transparency International, Ilya Shumanov.

«I wanted to relax a bit, and instead, you have to cut the investigation into Madam ex-Prosecutor», — he wrote on his page in Facebook.

Counter offer

Natalia Poklonskaya has made a «counter offer»: she is willing to show Transparency International their property, if employees the organization is prepared to submit his own.

«I will gladly show you how and where I live, shows even your closet, official car, official accommodation, parents home. Unfortunately, nothing more. But you, fair Lord vociferous fighters against corruption, show how and where you live, and your children and wife,» said Poklonski audioobraschenie, which was published in his Twitter.

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Natalia Poklonskaya (@PoklonskayaNV) may 21, 2017

«If I’m going probility yachts, fabulous palaces, planes, helicopters, we would like to have me invited to the viewing. Suddenly a rich bride, but I do not know», — added the MP.
Requests to the Prosecutor General

Entry Shumanska in Facebook has caused indignation of deputies-United Russia. The head of the faction «United Russia» Vladimir Vasilyev took the words Shumanova as blackmail and threat.

«This kind of statements to a government representative, who shall remain in office absolutely unacceptable,» — said Vasilyev for RIA Novosti.

He added that any MP, if he has any questions to the activities of any organization has the right to initiate an investigation, as it is included in its mandate. «As representatives of foreign organizations would be well first to study Russian law and with respect to him», — said the head of the faction.

Other colleagues Polonskaya in the faction believe that statement Shumanova requires a response from law enforcement. Thus, the Chairman of the Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev intends in this regard to send to the Prosecutor General’s request.

«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.

As stressed by the MP, employees of 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».

Another United Russia Deputy, Yevgeny Fedorov, said that next week will submit to the Prosecutor a statement on the recognition of Transparency International’s unwanted organization.

Statement Shumanova about Poklonskaya, according to him, can be regarded as the manipulation of the politics in Russia of provocation and public blackmail. «Such institutions should be closed», — said the MP.

The first Deputy Chairman of the faction «United Russia» Andrey Isaev, in turn, urged the leadership of the Transparency International fire Sumanova.

«Mr. Schumann, in my opinion, acting completely inappropriately. It would be right and I would recommend to do it manual with Transparency International to remove him from office as quickly as possible, to enable the organization to save face,» — said Isayev.
TI ready for inspection

In itself, Transparency International said it was ready to discuss with Polonskaya check offers. The Vice President of the organization Elena Panfilova reminded that under Russian law, corruption is «an illegal action of the official who uses these their official powers for personal gain», and Transparency International official is not.

«That is, we can be suspected of anything, but it is corruption like bribery to us to make quite difficult,» Panfilova told RIA Novosti. According to her, if you suspect the Transparency International bribery, it «would be fun to know whom and what it would cost to do that.»

Panfilova also said that Transparency International provides Russian agencies with quarterly and annual financial reports, which is visible in all her activities.

«If you want Madam Polonskaya us popularaty and if she can at least clearly explain what corruption can happen in nonprofits, it would be interesting with her on this occasion to talk about» — signed Panfilova.

The Russian branch of the organization, in turn, said that does not know about violations of any laws said Piskarev, but ready for any audits.

«If the party of the EP deem it necessary to contact the police — it is their right, let them turn, — said the head of the public relations Department of Transparency International Russia Gleb Gavrish.

He stressed that Transparency International Russia has the status of international and Russian organizations. «We are a Russian organization exactly. We are not an international organization, we are Russian, because Transparency International Russia», — concluded the Agency interlocutor.

FBC checks is not afraid

In the Fund of struggle against corruption, has also declared its readiness for inspections. As reported by the lawyer of the Fund Lyubov Sobol, the FCO not only reports on all its activities to the Ministry of justice, but also self-publishes an annual expense reports.

This, according to Sobol, suggests that the FBC as «open, public and transparent.»

«Therefore, Russia, like any other citizen, can go to the BCF website, download the report and see everything that interests her. No checks Fund, of course, is not afraid,» concluded the lawyer.

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