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The press attache of the Moscow region Duma Deputy and singer Nadezhda Babkina has promised that the artist would not comment on the results of the investigation of Transparency International, suspecting her of laundering money from the budget. The representative of Babkina radio station “Moscow speaking” on Friday, September 7.
“We don’t comment because there’s nothing to comment on that,” he said.
According to Transparency International, over the year, Babkina signed with the theater “Russian song”, which manages three contracts worth nearly seven million rubles. The artist holds a position in the Commission of the Metropolitan Council on culture and mass communications. “When Babkina enters into a contract with a private theatre for performances on the stage of his own theatre, the founder must agree to such a deal. They are officials of the Department of culture are in a situation of circular conflict of interests”, — stated in the investigation.
The results of the investigation of Transparency International appeared on the website of the Russian branch of the organization on 6 September. In addition to the grandmother in a conflict of interest suspected to eight officials.
In October 2017 the organization has been accused of Babkin in conflict of interest and that it prescribes the fees from the budget itself.
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