The head of “Mail of Russia” Strashnov does not want to abandon this prize would be “a dangerous precedent”
The head of “Mail of Russia” Dmitry Strashnov said that is not going to abandon the prize to 95 million rubles, which is threatened with criminal case. The Agency RIA “Novosti” he said that it would be a “dangerous precedent”.
“If the state represented by the Ministry or the government of the Russian Federation that these decisions (on bonuses) produced, these orders will be cancelled and, accordingly, will be a Directive direct, view. But really I think it would be a very bad precedent for the market as a whole. Because there are rules and the law, and the deviation from the law is probably not exactly what you need to do,” – said the head of “Mail of Russia”.
Also Strashnov emphasizedthat did not affect the size of the award: “first, not I write out the award. And then, in any case, all state-owned companies, there is a certain method of calculation of this award. In fact, it is defined by government decree and Ministry of labor, where there are methods of calculation, formula. Therefore, the possibility of some impact on this calculation – zero”.
This statement is in contradiction with the position of the prosecution, as well as data media. “Novaya Gazeta”, citing a source in the Ministry of communications claimedthat the order for the payment of awards was conducted by the Vice Strashnov. The amount of compensation determined by the head of “Mail of Russia”, but has endorsed the document the actual “employer” – the Minister of communications Nikolay Nikiforov.
On Friday, the head of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy said that during check of execution of the Federal legislation the Ministry of communications and its subordinate institutions revealed the fact of illegal remuneration Strashnova. The audit materials sent for evaluation in the framework of criminal procedure legislation in the Russian Investigative Committee in relation to two of the Directors of the departments of the Ministry, took the decision on payment of the award on the grounds of a crime under article 293 (negligence) and against the head of “Mail of Russia” – on the basis of article 201 (abuse of authority) of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation.
Director of external communications Department of the Ministry of communications Ekaterina Osadchaya said that the Department has received the submission of the Prosecutor General on the results of verification of the Supervisory authority, with claims disagrees and prepares justification.