The appointment of Daria Filippova, which is called the niece of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, the Director of the Sochi national Park was initiated by the Ministry of natural resources. Thus, the Agency intended to overcome the resistance of “Krasnodar security forces” with the change of management of the reserve.
A high-ranking source of Kommersant in the government has denied the version that Daria Filippova received the post of Director of the Sochi national Park because of family connections. The interlocutor of the edition told that she is really the daughter of his eldest sister, Rogozin Tatyana Filippova, however, the appointment occurred without the intervention of Deputy Prime Minister.
The reason was the desire of the Ministry of natural resources to dismiss the Director of the Park, Nikolai Penkovsky, who over the years allegedly managed to secure the “strong support of the Krasnodar security forces.” Ignore them, the Ministry could not, therefore, invented a maneuver with the appointment of a relative of some high official.
“This was to show all sides that the question of the removal of Nicholas Penkovsky agreed at the highest level and to intervene in the process”, — writes the edition.
Dmitry Rogozin, told the newspaper a source in his office, after the publication of materials about the appointment of Philippi has requested clarification from the leadership of the MEP. The Department replied that the charges in the selection of the new Director of nepotism are not true.
Penkovsky himself in an interview said he was ready to answer for their actions on a post of the head of the Park, although “violations can be found in any industry”. Explanations on the temporary appointment of Philippi he called attempts to explain. “The Ministry had done something stupid, made a scandal, and is now trying to make excuses,” said Penkovsky.
Note that the education Darya Filippova is a journalist, in early 2017 three weeks she worked for the Deputy Minister of ecology and natural resources of Crimea, in 2004 he graduated from International design school on a speciality “decorating”, but for the protection of nature have never had a relationship.
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