The General Director of “Mail of Russia” Dmitry Strashnov commented on the claims of the Prosecutor General
General Director of FSUE “Russian Post” Dmitry Strashnov has not had contact with representatives of the Investigative Committee of Russia (SK), where the Prosecutor General’s office sent the materials about excitation of criminal case against him on charges of abuse of office. He said this at a meeting with media representatives in the building of the Ministry of communications. Mr. Strashnov noted that the calculation of the remuneration of the General Director of FGUP for 2014 was conducted according to the government decree and the letter of the Ministry of labor from 1994.
General Director of FSUE “Russian Post” Dmitry Strashnov, who, along with two senior officials of the Ministry of communications may become a defendant in a criminal case, on Sunday afternoon met with representatives of the media in the building of the Ministry of communications. During the meeting the head of Federal state unitary enterprise explained his attitude to the claims of the Prosecutor General. We will remind, on Friday, November 25, the official representative of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy said that the Agency during the audit revealed illegal payments to Dmitry Strashnova award for 2014 in size 95,4 mln. According to the prosecution, the bonus of a top Manager was to be 3.2 million RUB. this test Materials were sent to the TFR for the consideration of a question on excitation of criminal case against Dmitry Strashnov under article 201 of the criminal code (abuse of power), and against two Directors of departments of the Ministry of communications under article 293 of the criminal code (negligence).
Dmitry Strashnov, he said, from Thursday to Saturday was in St. Petersburg on a business trip. According to him, contacts with representatives of the Prosecutor General and the TFR have not yet been. Top Manager noted that the calculation of the remuneration of the General Director of FGUP for 2014 was conducted according to the government decree and the letter of the Ministry of labor from 1994. “By itself, the phrase “abuse of power” is irrelevant to this story a priori. I don’t set the KPI, the formula I’m not making this up, I bonuses are not credited,” said Dmitry Strashnov. The remuneration of the General Director of FGUP calculated based on the net profits of the enterprise, and this figure, according to the current rules of accounting, is considered after taking into account all subsidies, said a top Manager. Net profit “Mail of Russia” in 2014 could be higher, if the enterprise sent 11 billion by the increase in the wage Fund, he said.
While Dmitry Strashnov does not reject the claim of the Prosecutor General about the fact that his employment contract was not specified maximum possible level of remuneration. This is a standard contract, the document has a reference to the government decision regulating the calculation of the bonus, said a top Manager. He also argues with the fact that the government has not agreed to his employment contract, which is also pointed out by the prosecutors. “My contract was signed by the head of the Ministry,— said Dmitry Strashnov.— The illegitimacy of the contract? Why, then, my supervisor at the Deputy Prime Minister included me in the government Commission on the issues of communication, in the official delegation for the signing of contracts with their participation? It’s not the whole story.” Mr. Strashnov said that when in 2013 he was appointed head of the company, he “had a feeling that coming into this story”, he “will receive market compensation.” Earlier Dmitry Strashnov headed the cellular operator “Tele2 Russia”, at that time, Russian “a daughter” Swedish Tele2.
The Director of the Department for external relations of the Ministry of communications Ekaterina Osadchaya emphasized that the Prosecutor General’s office has not yet received the explanations of the Ministry on the issues raised during the checks, the deadline of which is December 9. It is also not explained in relation to one of the Ministry of communications, the Prosecutor General’s office proposes to initiate proceedings under article negligence. “We have no such data, they didn’t name names. In the document that we received, there were no posts, nothing new,”— says Ekaterina Osadchaya. “The information war broke out because of what happened in 2014,” she added. In turn, Dmitry Strashnov did not specify who might be beneficial to this situation. “Opponents a lot, they can be everywhere,” he said. The General Director of “Mail of Russia” reminded that the objective to increase the efficiency of the company, to “clean” it and to prepare for corporatization. “What would be closer to the stage of incorporation, to be in some kind of external pressure, external influence,” he said.