Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an appeal to President Dmitry Medvedev
in connection with dismissal of General Gaidukov in connection
with his fraud in the income statement.
YABLOKO’s leader asks the President to oblige the Ministry
of Defense to fully comply with the requirements of Russia’s
anti-corruption legislation. At present the Ministry's website
provides no data on the income of its civil servants as required
"I'm not surprised that the first civil servant to be
sacked was from the Defense Ministry. This Ministry has taken
steps targeted at concealing the incomes of its civil servants
from the civil control ", runs Mitrokhin’s letter.
Mitrokhin also demands to oblige the Minister of Defense
to immediately publish information on the incomes of civil
servants and bring the published data in conformity with the
It should be noted that President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
signed a decree on dismissing General Gaidukov after an audit
of his income statement. Gaidukov is also dismissed from the
The audit of the income statement demonstrated that Gaidukov
provided false information in his statement.
Last week the YABLOKO’s leader appealed to the head of the
Presidential Administration Sergei Naryshkin and head of the
Apparat of the Government Sergei Sobyanin asking them to initiate
anti-corruption audits of three deputies of the State Duma
- Boris Gryzlov (the United Russia faction), Ashot Yeghiazaryan
(LDPR) and Sergei Levchenko ( the Communist Party).