Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed Sergey Pospelov, head of Federal Agency on youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh). The corresponding order of the government signed by the Prime Minister were published on the official website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
“Release Pospelov Sergey Valerievich from the post of head of the Federal Agency for youth Affairs in connection with transition to other work”, – stated in the published document, dated 7 Oct.
Informed sources RBC, close to the presidential administration of Russia, said Pospelov leaves the post of the head of Rosmolodezh and moves to the State Duma, where he will become Deputy chief of staff of the Parliament.
The interlocutors of journalists expect that the place Pospelova in Rosmolodezh will take one of the Deputy heads of the Agency Alexey Palamarchuk. He oversaw the Federal Agency for youth Affairs the subject of Finance, personnel, and engaged in the creation of the all-Russian movement of students.
Sergey Pospelov headed the Federal Agency for youth Affairs in March 2014, succeeding Sergey Belokonev, the activity of which was accompanied by a series of corruption scandals, some unpleasant facts came to light after his resignation. Pospelov called the person close to the former Deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin, who currently occupies the post of the speaker of the state Duma.
Last spring, Pospelov saidthat the Federal Agency for youth Affairs was discovered listening devices. “That’s right. Can confirm this fact (detection of “bugs”). Indeed, there is a statement of my Deputy in the Investigation Committee. When SK will give some kind of assessment, then it will be some kind of review to give,” – said he.
According to media reports, special equipment for audio and video recording was discovered on April 4 last year in the offices of the Pospelov, and his Deputy Sergei Chuyev, as well as some sort of Advisor to the head Rosmolodezh. “Found the instrument looked like a fire sensor, – has told to journalists, an unnamed source at the Agency. He suggested that a “bug” in the office Pospelova was established when he was on vacation.