The administration of the President of the Russian Federation issued a recommendation to Russian officials to return to the country of their children studying abroad. As reported by Sign , citing officials whose families are abroad, civil servants should implement the recommendations before the end of the study children. For this, they need to transfer their children to Russian universities. The Kremlin has commented on the information. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he “had ever seen or heard” (quoted by TASS).
On recommendations to Russian officials told reporters five people, which is an informal request from the presidential administration affects most directly. It is reported that this recommendation will affect everyone from employees of the administration as well as administrations of regions deputies of all levels.
According to the newspaper, this initiative is extended to the families of employees of state corporations. While those who postpone fulfilling unspoken requests, let me remind you about the already known cases when to make the next of kin from among the younger or the older generation abroad has become a factor complicating further a career in the public sector, said one of the interlocutors. According to him, in recent months he has become aware of several such cases.
“In this situation, requested time to address the issue, however, in the event of failure to do this employment, which is calculated on the applicant places in the civil service, does not occur”, – said the interlocutor of the edition.
Note that the Deputy from “United Russia” of the previous convocation Evgeny Fedorov in 2014, proposed to prohibit civil servants who have close relatives living permanently abroad, to work in the structures of the Russian authorities. However, the state Duma, where many deputies of the children are either studying or living abroad, coldly met this idea.
According to Fedorov, relatives abroad is a “vulnerability factor and the possibility of influencing the official in Russia from other countries.” The argument the member cited the case of arrest of American intelligence, the son of the Deputy of the state Duma Valery Seleznev in the Maldives.
The not implemented legislative initiatives Fedorov media were reminded that the children of many local officials live and study abroad. It was reported that the Deputy Sergei Zheleznyak, known for his Patriotic statements, was sent to study abroad three of the four daughters in the UK and Switzerland. The Deputy Elena Mizulinafor the preservation of traditional family values with hard antigeyskih bans, in Belgium, lives and works son.
In addition, many journalists wrote about other examples: in particular, that foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s daughter lives and studies in the U.S. and has no plans to return to Russia. In addition, there was information about children Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who, presumably, are educated in the UK.
In October last year, the daughter of the press Secretary of Russian President Peskov Elizabeth gave the resonant interview with Ksenia Sobchak, in which she admitted that, while living in Paris, misses the homeland and parts of the “liberal spirit of France.” “Actually I don’t mind. I’m enjoying this, I just love it,” Peskov acknowledged.
In December 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin during the 11th annual big press conference has denied media reports that his daughter is not studying in Russia. “I read that my daughters live abroad, but now write the truth – they live in Russia and studied only in Russian universities. I’m proud of them, they continue to learn and my daughter is fluent in three European languages. Not just free, they use them at work… They make the first steps in their careers, but making progress. I never discuss questions about your family, won’t do it now,” said the head of state.