Member of the Federation Council of the Kirov region Vyacheslav Timchenko in an interview with TASS stated that he does not pretend to the post of Governor of the region.
According to him, this position “is not [his] goal.” “I want to continue working in the Federation Council”, — said the Senator.
He commented on the attention of the source Agency “RIA Novosti” in the “United Russia” (EP) that the party members will nominate him for the post of head of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh is arrested in Moscow.
Timchenko said that White is still the head of the region, so the talk about who might take his place, premature, said the Senator.
The source of “Interfax” in the EP also said that the party now not to discuss candidates for the post of head of the Kirov region. “We have this issue not on the agenda — a vertical of the President of the Russian Federation”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
White was detained at a Moscow restaurant on June 24 for receiving a bribe. On the eve of the Basmanny court of the capital arrested White until 24 August. According to investigators, White in several stages received €400 thousand for the help the briber and controlled them JSC “Novovyatskiy ski works” and LLC “Forest management company”.
The source of “RIA Novosti” earlier in the day announced that on Friday, White received a third part of a bribe (€150 thousand) and a bottle of wine.