Peskov commented on the possibility of dismissal of civil servants-academics

Dmitry Peskov

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that while there is no clarity on the question of whether the chances of civil servants, members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, to maintain their positions. About it write on Thursday, 24 November, “Izvestia”.

November 23, Manager of the President expressed readiness to personnel decisions in connection with the criticism which has sounded from President Vladimir Putin to civil servants-academics.

Earlier in the day President Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Council for science and education threatened resignation of high-ranking officials that, despite the recommendations of the Kremlin, was included in the number of academicians and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). According to the head of the state, it is impossible to effectively combine work in the state authorities with serious scientific research.

It was about the employees of the President administration, ministries and the Federal security service, as well as governors. Putin said that the warning applies only to those officials who are elected to wounds after October 15, 2015.