The average income of Russian political elites has risen sharply

The average income of members of the Federation Council and the State Duma, officials of the Kremlin and the White House rose from 25 to 128%, it follows from the information they published about the declarations.
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On Friday, April 13, the websites of the State Duma, the Federation Council, the administration of the Russian president and the federal government released information about the declarations of deputies and officials.

As calculated by RBC, the average income of members of the Council for 2017 was 44 million rubles. (growth to the previous year - 47%), State Duma deputies - 23.5 million rubles. (an increase of 25.6%), employees of the Kremlin - 13.1 million rubles. (an increase of 25.4%).

The record average income (144 million rubles.) And its growth (128.5%) showed government officials.

Judging by the declarations, President Vladimir Putin earned twice as many as Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in 2017, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin declared billions, while Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the head of state, and Alexei Gromov, first deputy head of the presidential administration, bought snowmobiles of the same brand.

Putin is richer than Medvedev

The income of Vladimir Putin in 2017 was 18.7 million rubles. against 8.85 million rubles. a year earlier. From the information about the president's declaration, published on Friday, April 13, on the Kremlin website, the mention of his land plot has disappeared.

The President still owns an apartment (77 sq. M.) And a garage (18 sq. M.), As well as an apartment in the use of an area of ​​153.7 sq. M. m and a garage place (18 sq. m.). Putin owns two cars GAZ M21, "Niva" and a trailer "Scythian". At the same time, a plot of 1.5 thousand square meters was lost from Putin's declaration. m.

Judging by the document published by the White House, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in 2017 earned half as much as Putin's - 8.6 million rubles. (by 21.6 thousand rubles less than in 2016). Medvedev, like his wife, still owns an apartment with an area of ​​367.8 square meters. m. On a lease for 49 years Premier owns a land plot of 47 acres. At his disposal are GAZ-20 "Victory" in 1948 and GAZ-21 "Volga" in 1962, and his wife owns Volkswagen Golf in 1999. Another Medvedev owns two car places (as in the past year, she has no income).

Vaino ahead of Kirienko

The head of the presidential administration, Anton Vaino, is in the lead among the Kremlin officials in terms of income for 2017 - he amounted to 255.8 million rubles. In 2016 Vaino earned 9.6 million rubles, that is, his income grew 26.6 times. The official purchased two plots of land through the sale of a house and another plot. Wife Vaino earned last year 5.7 million rubles.

The press secretary of the president Dmitry Peskov explained to RIA Novosti that the income of the head of state and the head of his administration increased by selling real estate. According to the extract from EGRN, the full namesake of Anton Vaino sold 0.28 hectares in the elite settlement of Pirogovo in the Moscow region.

In second place in terms of revenues among Kremlin officials - presidential aide Nikolai Tsukanov with an income of 41.2 million rubles. (in 2016, he earned 4.4 million rubles.) It has two sections, a house, an apartment, a metal fence and a transformer substation. The wife of the presidential aide declared income of 17.7 million rubles. She owns a variety of real estate, including a plot of 2.5 hectares, a transformer substation, three warehouses, a checkpoint, a boiler house, checkpoints, a pumping station, a transport section, two production buildings, a factory building, a production hall, and a building of the industrial building. In its fleet of cars Mercedes-Benz GL350, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Harley-Davidson motorcycle. In the use of the wife of Nikolai Tsukanov - a house, two plots of land, a garage, an office and an apartment.

In third place in terms of revenues - Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev from 33.58 million rubles. In his property - plot, house and apartment; wife of an official earned in 2017 only 323.1 thousand rubles.

The income of the first deputy head of the presidential administration Alexei Gromov, who oversees the information policy, was 9.3 million rubles, his wife - 374.4 thousand rubles. In the use of the family's two apartments, the official also bought a snow-swamp Can-am defender xt 1000 efi and kept the ATV.

The first deputy head of the presidential administration, Sergei Kiriyenko, who oversees the internal political bloc, earned 33.3 million rubles in 2017. This is significantly less than its income for 2016 - 85.5 million, when Kirienko moved to the Kremlin from Rosatom (he headed the state corporation before the fall of 2016) and eventually became the richest Kremlin worker. Wife Kirienko earned in 2017 25.04 thousand rubles. In 2016, her income was 353.2 thousand rubles. The official owns a plot of 0.7 hectares, a house with farm buildings, a sports and recreation block. In the use of Kirienko and his daughter - a forest plot, he and his wife - an apartment.

The income of Dmitry Peskov's press secretary for 2017 amounted to 14.3 million rubles. (in 2016 - 12.8 million), his wife Tatyana Navka - 200.4 million rubles. The family owns seven apartments (one of them belonging to Navka, in the US), two houses and lots. Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Sands changed to the Mercedes-Benz V250 and, like Gromov, bought a snow-canter Can-am. Navka has replaced Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG with Mercedes-Benz GLE63. She retained the Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG, Lexus RX350 and Yamaha ATV.

The income of the presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, including for the Ukrainian direction, was 8.6 million rubles, his wife - 1.3 million. The property of the official's spouse has six plots of land with a total area of ​​4.9 hectares, two houses and a Mercedes-Benz V 250 d (the same model is in the husband).

Billionaire in the White House

The largest revenue for 2017 in the government of vice-premier Alexander Khloponin - 2.9 billion rubles. His earnings exceeded the earnings of all other members of the government put together (just under 1.7 billion rubles) in 1.7 times and was 340 times higher than the incomes of the prime minister. A year earlier Khloponin declared income 293 times lower - 9.9 million rubles.

A spokesman for Alexander Khloponin explained the growth of revenues by selling foreign real estate. In Khloponin's previous declaration there was a dwelling house (818 sq. M.) And a land plot (8,200 sq. M.) In Italy (in joint ownership with his wife). A year ago, the richest minister was the head of Minkavkaz Lev Kuznetsov with an income of 582.1 million rubles.

The second largest revenue in 2017 was received by the Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev (548.2 million rubles, his wife - 38.2 million rubles.). In 2016, he received 97 times less - 5.6 million rubles. (or last among all ministers). The press service of the Ministry of Agriculture explained to RBC the difference in income "payment of dividends on securities received in 2017 as a gift from the mother in connection with her illness."

Yuri Trutnev, deputy prime minister and presidential representative in the Far Eastern Federal District (income - 377.3 million rubles, wife - 0.9 million rubles) took the third place in terms of income in the government. Trutnev showed the greatest revenue among the plenipotentiaries.

The least of all in the government has earned the Minister of Natural Resources Sergei Donskoy (5.3 million rubles.).

Duma businessmen

The most wealthy by the end of the year in the State Duma was a deputy from the "United Russia" Grigory Anikeev (4.3 billion rubles., Which is 3.8 billion more than the previous year).

A year ago, the income leader was a member of the "United Russia" Andrei Palkin (678.5 million rubles for 2016). In the new declaration, he indicated only 50.2 million rubles, his wife - 368 thousand rubles. In February 2017, Palkin submitted an application for bankruptcy to the Arkhangelsk Arbitration Court.

The second place in the list of the richest deputies was retained by United Russia Nikolai Bortsov (1.1 billion versus 604.7 million rubles in 2016). United Russia Leonid Simanovsky took third place with an income of 734.4 million rubles. (last year - 377.2 million rubles). The fourth place was taken by the figurant of the last sanctions list of the United States, United Russia Andrei Skoch (262.2 million rubles). The fifth place in terms of income for 2017 was taken by the Communist Vladimir Blotsky (200.1 million rubles.).

State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin declared for 2017 the income of 51.4 million rubles. against 62.1 million rubles. in 2016-m. His wife in the declaration is still not listed.

The leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov (6.3 million rubles) became the richest among the heads of the Duma factions in terms of income for 2017, the leader of United Russia Sergei Neverov indicated in the declaration the income of 4.7 million rubles, the chairman of "Fair Russia" Sergei Mironov - 4.5 million rubles., LDPR head Vladimir Zhirinovsky - 5.4 million rubles.

Kerimov's record

Judging by the declarations of the members of the upper house, most of all in 2017, the representative of Dagestan, Suleiman Kerimov, earned whom the French authorities suspect of tax evasion, earned. Since 2016, its revenues have increased 229 times, to 2.7 billion rubles. His wife showed an income of 3.6 million rubles. One third of the apartment and two more apartments in the family in use. Over the past year, Kerimov bought Mercedes Benz S600 Maybach (in 2016 he and his wife owned two cars Mercedes Benz S600 and two BMW 760Li).

The second place in terms of income was taken by last year's leader of the rating - Senator from Kamchatka, co-owner of Okeanrybflot Valery Ponomarev (1.8 billion rubles, his wife - 48.4 million rubles). In 2016, he earned 2.6 billion rubles., (His wife - 32.7 million rubles.). Senator owns three apartments with a total area of ​​505 square meters. m, four parking lots, three non-residential premises, as well as Bentley Arnage, Ferrari, GAZ-21 and Bentely Bentayga W12.

In third place - Senator from the Tambov region Alexander Babakov (564.5 million rubles in revenue in 2017, in 2016 - 318 million rubles.) Babakov and his wife do not own a living space, they have one apartment in their use. In 2013, the senator became a suspect in the investigation of Alexei Navalny, who found his estate in France. The oppositionist called Babakov "the poorest deputy" (in 2011 he, according to the declaration, earned only 1.9 million rubles.)

The fourth place was taken by the representative of Kamchatka Boris Nevzorov (337.7 million rubles, his wife - 71.8 million rubles.). A year earlier, the senator's income amounted to 173.7 million rubles. The Senator's family owns two plots of land, three houses, an apartment, a garage, two parking spaces, auxiliary rooms with a bath, a boiler room and a garage and two cars - Porsche Cayenne and Bentely Bentayga W12.

The fifth place was taken by Igor Zubarev, who became a senator from Karelia in the fall of 2017, from 219 million rubles. income. Judging by the declaration, he is not married, but he owns four plots, three houses and three apartments, a garage, a wind power plant, a warehouse, lighting networks, construction of water transport, construction of electric power industry. Five more plots of land and Zubarev's apartment is in use.

The most poor among the senators was Andrei Turchak, the deputy head of the upper house, who became the secretary of the General Council of the United Russia party in 2017. Over the past year, he earned only 2.1 million rubles, which, however, is higher than his incomes as governor of the Pskov region (1.3 million rubles for 2016). His wife declared 33.1 million rubles. Spouses own a plot for subsidiary farming, three flats and a house in use.

The revenues of the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko almost did not change (more than 23 million rubles).

Rating of wives

Of the wives of the staff of the presidential administration, Tatyana Navka, the wife of Dmitry Peskov (200.3 million versus 120.8 million rubles a year earlier) earned the most money.

In second place is the wife of the senior referent of President Yaroslav Shabanov (33.8 million rubles) with three plots of land, four apartments and a Subaru Forester IV. The third place in terms of income was taken by the wife of the president's special representative for trade and economic relations with Ukraine, Dmitry Livanov (23.4 million rubles in revenue, share of the site in Russia and houses in Spain, Volkswagen Multivan). She uses one apartment and a parking place for water transport in Spain.

The smallest income was indicated by the wife of the first deputy head of the presidential administration, curator of the internal political bloc Sergei Kirienko Maria Kirienko - 25 thousand rubles.

As for the families of the members of the government, the greatest income for 2017 was declared by Olga Shuvalova, the wife of the first vice-premier (revenue in 2017 approached 90 million rubles). Together with her husband, she owns three apartments and also rents an apartment in the UK with an area of ​​483 square meters. m, a house in Austria (1480 square meters) and Russia (4,174 square meters). In the ownership of the Shuvalovs three cars: Jaguar XJ8, VAZ-2101, ZIL-41047. The total income of Igor and Olga Shuvalov increased in comparison with 2016 by 35.7% and amounted to 180.5 million rubles. Olga Shuvalova declared the highest income among the wives of government members and in 2016.

On the second place by the size of the annual income among the wives of the members of the government - the wife of the head of the Ministry of Construction, Elena Nalimova, who earned in 2017 73 million rubles. (in 2016 - 51 million rubles). It has three apartments in Russia and two land plots (3,500 and 1,500 sq. M.) For free use, as well as a dacha (1,105 sq. M.) And a Range Rover. In third place - Svetlana Nikiforova, wife of the head of the Ministry of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov (63 million rubles.). She has two apartments, another shared with her husband's apartment and a leased building with an area of ​​247 square meters. In the car park, the wife of the minister Audi Q5 and the electric car TeslaX.

In the Duma, according to incomes, the wife of the deputy from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Alexander Nekrasov (with his income of 29.9 million rubles, she has 2.3 billion rubles, several apartments, plots and living quarters). Nekrasov owns a stake in a large construction holding company "Leader Group".

Among the wives of senators, the wife of Valery Gayevsky (308 million rubles) earned the most.

Limitations for officials

According to the federal law on the state civil service, officials can not open accounts, keep cash and valuables in foreign banks, own and use "foreign financial instruments". Owning real estate abroad is not prohibited, but officials, deputies and senators are obliged to declare it.

The concept of "foreign financial instruments" in 2016 was clarified: these are any securities of non-residents, shares or shares in foreign companies; concluded with foreigners loan agreements or loan agreements; derivative financial instruments, where one of the parties to the transaction is a foreign entity or structure. Under such instruments is meant the trust management of bureaucratic property abroad. By law, officials are prohibited from owning shares in "foreign structures without the formation of a legal entity" (trusts and foundations).