LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky called for the release of parliamentarians from the obligation to declare property and income. His words are quoted by the correspondent of”.ru” on Wednesday, April 19.
“All these declarations, why are we doing this? The people irritated. (…) Why once again the people to create the impression that there are multi-millionaires, the billionaires? It absolutely does nothing,” he said in a speech after the government’s report.
Zhirinovsky said that the government is no data on income needs to know about the facts of corruption. “You know who steals and who has any money. You know who should be arrested, arrest without declarations,” he stressed.
The leader of the liberal Democrats was ranked first by income for 2016 among the leaders of Duma factions — he earned more than 79 million rubles. By the end of 2015, the Deputy declared income of 5.3 million rubles.
The largest income among the state Duma deputies showed United Russia Andrey Palkin, who has earned for last year more than 678 million rubles. In March, the court has imposed on it the procedure of debt restructuring.