Volodin explained the price level in the dining room of the state Duma

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoreceptor of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/11/22373231b579d5ac33b26a89ac477495.jpg" alt="Volodin explained the price level in the dining room of the state Duma” />© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, commenting on the prices of food in the parliamentary dining room, noted that she receives no funding.

Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma from the Samara region Alexander Hinstein has published a picture menu for the people’s representatives to, in his words, to dispel the rumors about the cheapness of the food in the dining room of the state Duma. In the published photos, which shows the menu, the cheapest meal is the «Carrot fresh grated» for 13 rubles.

Speaking at the plenary session of the state Duma on Thursday, Khinshtein said that its publication denounced «fake» about the cheap Lunches in the lower house of Parliament.

«Colleagues, we are subsidizing the dining room. She works at the rates that exist in other institutions of government, so, probably, it is necessary to start with this. If it was subsidized by the budget, then I think that all would support and we would have abandoned these subsidies — they are not needed. Although it used to be,» said Volodin at the plenary session of the state Duma.

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