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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Pavel Astakhov deprived of awards because of the “negative noise” and short documents

Deputies of city Council of Kaliningrad was going to reward the Commissioner for children’s rights Pavel Astakhov, the medal “For merits before the city of Kaliningrad”. This issue even brought in the agenda of the meeting of the city Council Commission on local government, social policy and public safety, held June 30. However, the award may still wait for the Ombudsman when the time comes.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

As reported “MK” the press-service of the city Council, the question of awarding Pavel Astakhov for merit to the Kaliningrad 30 Jun decided not to consider. The Committee members skipped this question during the discussion agenda. Deputy Chairman of the Council Andrey Shumilin explained that the absence of the required documents the initiators of the nomination of the Ombudsman. However, according to him, it is a temporary solution and to discuss the deputies again. When it may occur, the official clarified difficult.

“Now you need to make an informed decision, it may even be reasonable to postpone this issue. In addition to the General negative background is not enough and the necessary documents for consideration. About the timing can not speak. We do not make a decision about the need of someone to award. We review the information that you provide to us. While documents are not enough,” said Shumilin.

According to the Deputy Chairman of the city Council with the petition for rewarding by the “initiative group of persons”, which was Responsible for the rights of the child in Kaliningrad region Tatyana Baturina and administration of Kaliningrad. “An important role in this was played by the fact that Pavel Astakhov has financially helped several of the Kaliningrad children who have been diagnosed with cancer. The parents appealed and he helped. Discussion on the award of the medal were raised before all the hype” – said Shumilin.

By the way, last year the Commissioner for the rights of the child is awarded the medal “For merit to the Kaliningrad region”.

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