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Loginov finds work for wife of CPCB official

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUHead of Riga Freeport Leonid Loginov, whose activities often end up noticed by the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau, has found a well-paid job for the wife of CPCB department managers Juris Jurašs – former CPCB investigator Alla Juraša. Loginov says he is not trying to thereby make sure CPCB does not follow his activities any less.

Alla Juraša has recently become the Director General of RB flote with a monthly salary of EUR 4,000. This information of Pietiek portal was confirmed by the company’s Board member and Chief of Riga Freeport Leonid Loginov.

Alla Juraša gained her new post one week ago. Loginov approved her as well. There was no big candidate selection process. Loginov had only discussed this matter with a couple of lawyers. Up until now RB Flote had no Director General before. It was created specifically for Alla Juraša.

Loginov’s activities as head of Riga Аreeport often end up in the attention of CPCB. This makes it possible that the job offer to the wife of one of CPCB’s officials may be an attempt by Loginov to have the bureau look in another direction.

‘Can CPCB’s favourable attitude be bought? That would be a real mess!’ – says Loginov in his usual manner. According to him, he had no idea Alla Juraša is the wife of a CPCB official. The office led by her husband performs different operative activities in checking information about possible corruptive activities. This gives Loginov some degree of influence in this sector. Alla Juraša refused to mention the criteria she had to meet in order to apply for this position. She says Loginov gave her no authorization to speak with journalists.

The question regarding whether or not she remains married to Juri Jurašs was personal. Therefore, she did not reply to it. Pietiek.com did justify the reason behind asking this question: the Freeport is already under monitoring by CPCB and may end up under direct monitoring by the office led by her husband. ‘Do I have an obligation to answer? Are there any legal liability if I do not answer?’ – she asked.

As it is known, CPCB had previously sent several ministers an informative letter, detailing clear involvement of Leonid Loginov in a conflict of interests and other breaches of fair business activities. In spite of the facts presented by CPCB, the final decision was made in Loginov’s favour.

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