The leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky has suggested to oblige the Russian billionaires to give the bulk of his fortune to the society. His words are on the website of the party on Friday, April 21.
“The oligarchs get richer and richer. (…) Work for to earn even more. So why is this money not be spent on some common goals for all of our citizens,” — said the Deputy of the state Duma.
Zhirinovsky proposed to limit the income of oligarchs by introducing a special tax for them. “Earned 100 million — a tax of 80%, with 100 million 80 give to the Treasury of the state”, — said the politician. He stressed that it is better to let the funds will benefit the state than go to former spouses of oligarchs in the divorce.
On 19 April the leader of the liberal democratic party in a speech in the state Duma spoke about the attempt of Natalia Potanina, the former wife of billionaire Vladimir Potanin, his BMX over 215 billion rubles. “She’s what, two billion? 200 thousand — and went out,” — said Zhirinovsky.
The same day he called for the release of parliamentarians from the obligation to report annually on assets and income. In his opinion, the Declaration of annoying the Russians.
LDPR leader 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.