OREANDA-NEWS In 2016–2017, the Ministry of Industry and Trade spent about 19.3 million rubles on official trips abroad.

This study was conducted by Transparency International Russia.

As the researchers found out, Russian officials abroad can spend money without restrictions. As evidence, they cite official figures.

It became known that the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov, during business trips lived in rooms costing up to several hundred thousand rubles a day, and his deputy Georgy Kalamanov spent the night in Jerusalem in a chic hotel worth 45.9. , thousand roubles. and rented a luxury room in Dubai for 53.6 thousand rubles. in a day.

In other countries, there are restrictions on the expenses of officials when traveling abroad. For example, in Uruguay and Fiji you can not spend more than 70 dollars a day, and in Germany there is a limit of 200 euros.