YAROSLAVL, February 9 – RIA Novosti. The director of a medical college in the city of Kineshma, who is also a deputy of the local City Duma from the United Russia party, and her colleague are suspected of bribing 30 thousand rubles for providing a student with a budgetary place to enter the first year, the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Ivanovo region reported.
“It was established that on July 18, 2020, at the public transport stop” Gagarina Street “in the town of Kineshma, Ivanovo region, the director of the Kineshma Medical College and the head of the nursing department of the above educational institution received a bribe of 30 thousand rubles for providing a budget place for admission to the first year in the direction of training “nursing” in the 2020-2021 academic year, “- said in the message.
At the moment, the suspects have been detained, and the issue of choosing a preventive measure against them is being decided.
The director of the college is Svetlana Krasnova. She is also a member of the Kineshma City Duma from the United Russia party. The website of the City Duma notes that Krasnova was awarded a diploma of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social and Development of the Russian Federation and the badge “Excellence in Healthcare” for her conscientious work. It is also reported that the deputies of the Kineshma City Duma in February 2020 awarded her the title of laureate of the “Woman of the Year” award.
Later on the website of the Kineshma city branch of the United Russia party a message appeared about the suspension of membership in the party of the city Duma deputy, director of the medical college Svetlana Krasnova.
“Violation of the law is categorically unacceptable for any member of the United Russia party. Membership in the party is incompatible with the status of a suspect or accused in a criminal case. In connection with the detention of Svetlana Krasnova, the decision of the local political council of the Kineshemsky city local branch of United Russia” decided to suspend her membership in the party before the court decision. I am confident in an objective and thorough investigation by law enforcement agencies, “said Alexander Novikov, secretary of the Kineshemsk city local branch of the party, whose words are quoted on the website.