Dmitry Pascutto: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
The Kremlin could not answer, are there any changes in the selection of senators in connection with the arrest of a member of the Council of the Federation Rauf Arashukov. This was reported by press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, his words leads TASS.
“I do not know that prepared any corrections. I can’t say anything”, — he said, answering a question from journalists.
In an editorial the family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti” States that to become a Senator man on the street is impossible: candidates are consistent with the Kremlin and, apparently, tested security services. In particular, Arashukova for the position of Senator was offered by the head of Karachay-Cherkessia Rashid Temrezov.
The publication stresses that the killings in which the accused Arashukova checking it was known if the test was carried out. With regard to the level of Russian language proficiency, write “Vedomosti”, it has not been tested, relying on existing Senator a diploma of higher legal education.
Arashukova detained during a meeting of the Federation Council on Wednesday, January 30, the evening of the same day he was arrested until March 30, 2019. Policy charged with participation in a criminal organization, two counts of murder on preliminary arrangement from mercenary promptings and pressures on the witness. His guilt he did not recognize, and demanded the interrogation of the translator, explaining that poorly understands Russian language.
The head of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko after the arrest, the Senator said that Arashukov not deprived of their authority: the position he will lose if he will write a letter of resignation or if the court finds him guilty. “Whom to appoint a member of SF, it is the responsibility of the Governor and the legislature,” said she.
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