The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district called stuffing information about their «enriched housing»

© RIA Novosti / Maria Sevenconference for utility services. Archival photoThe authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district called stuffing information about their «enriched housing»© RIA Novosti / Maria Savchenko

The government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district was named «dirty stuffing» the publication of several media reports about earnings regional officials on the compensation for housing and communal services.

Informed «the First anti-corruption media» published material, and later circulated in other publications, which States that the authorities of the region in 2012, increased tariffs on utility services for population and legal entities, not related to preferential categories. However, as the newspaper notes, in the list of beneficiaries includes all categories of citizens and enterprises at the territory of YANAO.

These measures, according to the journalists, given the opportunity hundreds of times to increase payment of municipal payments for beneficiaries from the budget to cover the «difference in tariffs». The funds, according to the Internet resource, was directed, among other things, the leading provider of district heating in the region — the company «Yamalkommunenergo» previously Michael Gileva, later headed the County Department of tariff policy, energy and housing and communal complex. Thus, concludes the edition, from the budget of the region was derived at least 14 billion rubles.

In the office of the Governor of Yamal Dmitry Kobylkin, the Agency stated that such information «does not correspond to the real situation».

«Speculators are on the topic of fight against corruption saying today is not more often almost, than about the phenomenon itself. Confident, competent authorities will understand. About these dirty stuffing we were warned at the beginning of the year. During this period there were about 200 clearly ordered materials», — commented the press Secretary of the Governor Natalia Khlopunova.

As explained by the RIA Novosti news Agency in the regional government, on Yamal, the share of the payment of citizens for utilities is 33% of the economically justified tariff. In 2016, the amount of subsidies amounted to 12.4 billion rubles, while the list of resource-supplying enterprises, receiving compensation for lost income, includes 26 enterprises.

The authorities of the Autonomous Okrug also stressed that tariffs for the population from 2010 to 2015 remains unchanged due to the payment by the state for the difference between the economically justified tariff and the cost of the citizens of resource-supplying organizations. In 2016, the tariffs for households increased on average by 5%, the remaining difference also covers the district.

«Subsidizing utility tariffs for the Northern regions of Russia is the legal norm and a significant measure of social support of the population. In addition to Yamal, similar measures of support of citizens exist, for example, in Yakutia, where the amount of the grant in 2016 amounted to 20 billion rubles», — summarized in the government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district.