The Federation Council did not rule out new arrests of senators


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The arrests of senators can be repeated in the future, says Committee member of the Federation Council (SF) on rules Sergey Mamedov. His words are quoted Telegram-channel radio station “Moscow speaking” on Thursday, January 31.

“This situation is very unpleasant and rare. Will there be another such situation is likely. We don’t know what there is in humans. The situations are different, what to do,” he said. Mammadov added that the responsibility for the selection of personnel for SF lies on regional authorities.

On the eve of the meeting of the upper house of the Russian Parliament, was detained the member of the Federation Council of Karachay-Cherkessia Rauf Arashukov. He is accused of participation in a criminal Association, the organization of two murders and witness tampering.

The Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko later said that automatically Arashukov not deprived of his senatorial powers. He should write the statement, or the court finds him guilty of a crime, she explained.

According to the newspaper “Vedomosti”, owned by the family Demyan Kudryavtsev, the man in the street cannot log on to the Federation Council: candidates are consistent with the Kremlin. The publication also admitted that candidates check intelligence.

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