Matvienko has charged to Committee of the Federation Council to study the issue of verification of the senators after the case Arashukova
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has charged to Committee on rules and organization of parliamentary activity to explore the question of verification candidates from the regions to the upper house of the Parliament after the criminal case against the Senator from Karachay-Cherkessia Rauf Arashukov.
I instructed the Committee on rules to consider how to oficialitati results of the test (senators), or define the criteria by which you want to validate. Here is a fine line, we can’t interfere in personal life, to take the data that is prohibited.Valentine Matvienkova of the Federation Council (quoted by TASS)
She said that this work is already underway. In the framework of developing proposals to tighten screening procedures, said the speaker, representatives of the Federation Council will consult with the deputies of the state Duma and regional governments.
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According to her, the question of who to send to the Council of the Federation, refers to the “absolute jurisdiction” of the legislative and Executive authorities in the regions, and validation of future parliamentarians relate only to whether a candidate for “negative components” of the criminal record or criminal prosecution. In the case with Arashukova “failed”.”We analyze [the situation] while the response from law enforcement is this: then there was nothing on the candidate to the Federation Council. That is, he was not tried, no prosecutions were not, — said the speaker of Parliament.
Senator Rauf Arashukov was deprived of immunity and arrested in the courtroom of the Federation Council on January 30. He was arrested in the investigation of cases of creation of criminal community, pressure on witnesses and two murders. Also arrested were his father, Advisor to General Director of JSC “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz” Raul Arashukov, a suspect in the theft and forming a criminal community.
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Senator from the Caucasus were detained at the meeting. He is accused of murder and incitement to overthrow the government.