The Prime Minister and the leader of “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev has appointed ex-Governor of the Pskov region Andrei Turchak, the acting Secretary of the General Council of the party. In this regard, Medvedev recalled his promise to investigate the beating of journalist Oleg Kashin, in which Turchak suspect.
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“In accordance with the Charter, stated Medvedev at the meeting with Turchak, I now appoint you as the acting Secretary General of the Council, and subsequently, your candidacy will consider the Congress of the party”.
Recall that Kashin was severely beaten on 6 November 2010, the criminals took the victim had nothing of value, defiantly breaking the journalist’s fingers. After public outcry Medvedev said on Twitter that “I instructed the Prosecutor General’s office and interior Ministry to take special control over the case about attempt at journalist Kashin. The criminals must be found and punished.“
Instructed the Prosecutor General’s office and interior Ministry to take special control over the case about attempt at journalist Kashin.The criminals must be found and punished
— Dmitry Medvedev (@medvedevrussia while) 6 November 2010
Then at that time, former President Medvedev said that whoever was the perpetrator of the crime, “he will be punished regardless of his position, his place in the social coordinate system, regardless of its other merits if those are”.
Initially, the court assumed that the customer of the attack was then head of Rosmolodezh Vasily Yakimenko, however, in 2015, the journalist announced that it has received additional data: according to them, the participants in the attacks were arrested, and the cause was resentment Turchak on obscene contemptuous epithet with which Cashin mentioned it in the discussion in LJ.
Turchak himself denied all charges, claiming that he did not know perpetrators of the attack, and invited Kashin in the Pskov region. The journalist replied that “Turchak nervous”.
After today’s appointment, Medvedev Turchak Kashin was left in the telegram the following entry: “Oleg Vladimirovich (the Kashin – ed.), congratulations on the fact that the man who ordered the assassination attempt on you, seven years later and two years after the revelations sent down a promotion! Thank you very much, it is a very joyful day!”
The journalist supported his colleagues and public figures. In particular, Ekaterina Vinokurova noted that “cool, now for the article about the “United Russia” can obtain fittings in the stairwell”.
another breakthrough in the investigation into the attack on journalist Oleg Kashin https://t.co/vKk95KtFcj
— Tapas&Tango (@atticus_flinch) 12 Oct 2017.
Finally, Medvedev found the organizer of the attempt on Kashin! The man said, man did! https://t.co/pPWEcN2rHy
— Roman Dobrokhotov (@Dobrokhotov) 12 Oct 2017.
“A lot of work. I’m ready,” said Turchak, swinging the rebar.https://t.co/rJJo0swxVz
— Rustem Adagamov (@adagamov) 12 Oct 2017.
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