The Governor of the Northern capital Georgy Poltavchenko at a meeting of city government on November 29 warned subordinates from graphics editors in response to complaints of citizens on the portal “Our St. Petersburg”. In early November, residents of the Primorsky district was accused of lying to the district administration that the portal reported to the residents on completed repair of pedestrian roads, having confirmed it by the photographs that have been retouched using computer software.
Poltavchenko announced that “the man who was engaged in it, are already dismissed”, transfers “Fontanka”. “Quite in any gate not climbed attempt “to lipovite,” said the Governor. – Not “Photoshop” needs to be addressed, and to work.” He was threatened with dismissal anyone who thinks this way to create the appearance of work instead of real cases, reports “Interfax”.
On October 31, the administration of Primorsky district in response to a complaint by a local resident about the appalling state of the road from the pedestrian crossing over the Primorskoe shosse to the intersection of the street Furniture and Ski lane reported on the portal “Our St. Petersburg”, covering repair sidewalks done.
In confirmation of the officials have provided photographs showing the new asphalt track. However, no repairs were not carried out, and the track remained in the same form.
Later in the administration explained that the retouched photo report about the completion of repair of the footpaths appeared on the city’s Internet portal by mistake. “Specialist owing to the heavy workload in response to the appeal mistakenly posted on the portal sketches from pre-design works”, – told the press Secretary of the regional administration Cyril Zakrevsky.
According to area administration, this year the site, with a pedestrian path included in the targeted programme of improvement, however, later experts have established that before the repair it is necessary to conduct additional pre-work because of the heating main underground, which was designed by the sketches of the project.
It should be noted that previously the city officials repeatedly caught in the “solution” to the problems of Muscovites with “Photoshop”.