Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
Gazprom CEO says North Stream-2 pipeline proves relevanceBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:10
More survivors found in avalanche-hit Italian hotel — mediaWorld January 20, 18:48
Donald Trump takes office as 45th US PresidentWorld January 20, 18:21
GOLITSYNO, Moscow region, March 29 (Itar-Tass) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has called for discharging officials, who violate traffic rules by skulking behind their status.
Speaking at a meeting devoted to measures to increase road traffic safety and reduce mortality on roads, Medvedev said this topic aroused concern among ordinary people.
“This pins hopes that we’ll be able to steer towards the civilized direction,” the prime minister said.
“I believe personal explanations don’t fly. It is necessary to punish duly by discharging 50 people by using their privileges. One should not bring to trial. Simply to discharge and this will do good,” Medvedev said.
He stressed that this was related to officials at different posts. “If he is a prosecutor, go out. Maybe, he is an ideal person... but if he uses these things, questions are raised,” the prime minister added.
“If we discharge several officials, most law-abiding citizens, including those who have certain privileges, will drive properly because it is more expensive to lose than to commit such legal wrongs,” Medvedev said, adding that it was necessary to put an end to such manifestations of feudalism.