Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree relieving the disciplinary action with the first Deputy Minister of culture Vladimir Aristarkhov. The corresponding document was published on the official portal of legal information.
“To withdraw first Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Aristarkhov V…. a previously applied disciplinary sanction,” reads the document.
Medvedev announced that the remark Aristarhova in October 2016.
The comment was related to article 59.1 of the Federal law “On state civil service of the Russian Federation”. It talks about the penalties for non-compliance by public officials of restrictions and prohibitions, requirements on prevention or settlement of conflict of interests and failure to perform duties prescribed in order to counter corruption.