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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Ministry of communications was accused of idiocy fired the editor RBC


Deputy Minister of communications and mass media Alexei Volin believes that the top managers of the RBC was fired not because of politics, and “idiocy”. The former editor in chief of the holding Elizaveta Osetinskaya directly linked his dismissal with the lighting of the Panama archive”.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Media holding RBC may 13, left three of the Directors: editor in chief Elizaveta Osetinskaya, her Deputy Roman badanin and chief editor of RBC novel Solus. According to the Deputy Minister of communications and mass media Alexei Volin, their departure was not linked to political motives.

“If we talk about the Ossetian statement about the political background of the reasons for her departure, as a rule, it has become a tradition that the managers of economically brought its publication to the handle, are the reasons not the economy, but in some external circumstances,” said Wolin on the briefing (quoted by TASS).

He commented on the statements of the former chief editor of the holding Elizaveta Osetinskaya. Yesterday she told reporters The Financial Times that the dismissal of the leadership of RBC is directly related to the publication of articles on “Panama records”.

The Deputy Minister said that former top executives of the company are specifically looking for the political track, to avoid charges of incompetence and the emergence of “financial holes of 1.5 billion rubles”.

“When the management, in fact, no change in the economy of the enterprise does not and dismissed for the idiocy to find policy – the sweetest thing. Because it is a great escape from accusations of incompetence and lack of professionalism in their work,” said Volin.

As later wrote on his Faceboook former chief editor of RBC, about any one and a half billion was not even considered. Ossetian also stressed that editors of journals do not do business, and supervise the editor.

Recall that, according to RBC CEO Nikolay molibog dismissal of the creative management of the holding occurred as a result of differences in editorial matters. The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, in turn, rejected any participation of the Kremlin in the conflict, Recalling that RBC belongs to a private shareholder, businessman Mikhail Prokhorov.

Thus shortly before a series of layoffs in the group of companies ONEXIM Prokhorov were searched, experts are also associated with pressure on owned by entrepreneur media holding. In addition, in the press there were rumors that the Russian government is unhappy with the editorial policy of RBC published the investigation about the family of Vladimir Putin and the corrupt ties of the country’s leadership.

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