Businessman Roman Putin, a relative of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was elected President of the People’s Political Party Against Corruption, the aim of which is to fight corruption in the country.
As reported by the Russian news agency Sputnik, Roman Putin, the son of Igor, a cousin of the Russian president, will participate with the party in the Russian regional elections scheduled for September and also in the Duma elections in which the party takes part. It has none Presentation.
“With the appointment of a successful entrepreneur, public and political figure, the party will receive new impetus for the development of its anti-corruption activities and the implementation of various social projects,” said party leader Grigoriy Anisimov in a statement by The Moscow Times.
According to the website of the political formation, its goal is to “fight the consequences and, above all, the causes of corruption”.
Like the President of Russia, Roman Putin is a former employee of the Russian Federal Security Service. He is also the director of a company called Putin Consulting Ltd and chairman of the board of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. In March he founded the conservative political party Gente de Negocios, which focused on small businesses and entrepreneurs.