In the Kremlin called rumors messages about the elimination of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and the resignation of the head of the RCDS Alexander Bastrykin. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov declined to give a detailed review on the topic.
The Kremlin spokesman was asked to comment on reports about the possible abolition of the UK and the existence of copies of the relevant decree of the head of state, which, according to the journalist, does not look authentic, reports RIA “Novosti”. “You are partially themselves the question answered it, saying he did not like the original document. So while this all circulates at the level of rumors. And as you know, we do not comment on rumors,” – said Peskov.
The same quotes the press Secretary of the President leads the “Interfax”, however, it is telling that the representative of the Kremlin commented on the rumors about the possible resignation of the head of the TFR.
Earlier Tuesday, the “Novaya Gazeta” published a copy of “Putin on the abolition of the SK and the transfer of its functions to the interior Ministry. According to the publication, the document is sent to the editor September 27. Later, the newspaper contacted several law enforcement sources who know about the “decree”, and they confirmed that it is “fake”.
The experts explained to Novaya Gazeta that the appearance of such a document without changes in Federal legislation, in principle, impossible. According to the lawyer Vadim Klyuvgant, the abolition of the SK and the transfer of its functions, the Ministry of internal Affairs is a major change in legislation, which cannot be achieved by a simple presidential decree.
Also “Novaya Gazeta” explained why the document published on the eve of the publication of the Legal.Reportcannot be considered a confirmation of the resignation Bastrykin. According to the newspaper, the Internet got statement from the office of the presidential administration. The document shows that this was someone’s resignation, which was by Bastrykin. “And, apparently, to the statement that misled the media, it was about the resignation of the Markina,” notes Novaya Gazeta. Apparently, a copy of the same statement was made available to RBC, the Agency announced yesterday.
Yesterday in SK did not comment on the reports about the possible resignation of Bastrykin. The Kremlin was unable to confirm this information. The official representative of SK Vladimir Markin has called this information “the inserted fake”.
In mid-September, the press has spread the message that Bastrykin will be dismissed after the elections to the state Duma. It was noted that the question of his departure from the leadership position was solved after loud corruption scandal in the Department, which was involved senior members of the UK.
Soon came the first confirmation of the imminent resignation of the head of the TFR – its stripped of machinery maintenance. Then Markin called “don’t be silly” rumors of an impending dismissal of Bastrykin.
It should be noted that the plans Markina to resign reporters found out a week before, as he said about filing the report. On the day when the official representative of the RCDS announced his dismissal, information about Bastrykin imminent departure from the post he called “trumped-up”.
Last week, “Kommersant” wrote about the upcoming large-scale reform of the power structures in Russia. It was reported that large changes are expected in the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation: it may again become the structure of the Prosecutor of Russia, which was dedicated in 2011. The status of the major departments of the TFR will be lowered.
It was noted that the reform process is planned to replace the existing heads of services and departments. In particular, Bastrykin allegedly already given to understand that in the new structure, he can only rely on the honorary position.