“United Russia” will create headquarters in the regions to control the rise in prices for some products, said today, July 19, Secretary of the General Council of the party Andrei Turchak. To check prices, United Russia members gather at the so-called borsch set. It includes carrots, onions, potatoes, beets, cabbage. Mr. Turchak also suggested keeping an eye on the prices for tomatoes and cucumbers.
“The headquarters of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation should include representatives of regional authorities. We put this issue under control on a daily basis, collect information from the field, ”said Andrei Turchak at a party meeting.
A corresponding working group is already operating in United Russia, headed by the Deputy Speaker of the State Duma, former Minister of Agriculture Alexei Gordeev. In addition to party members, the meeting was attended by Ombudsman for the Rights of the Child Anna Kuznetsova, government representatives and Chairman of the Presidium of the Association of Retail Companies Igor Karavaev.
“Let us agree on a conceptual basis. We gathered today for a reason to talk, to listen to reports … So that in the next two weeks people will see this decline and this will be reflected in the price tags in your retail chains, ”Andrei Turchak turned to Mr. Karavaev.
According to Rosstat, consumer prices have already risen by 4.6% since the beginning of the year. The central bank said that annual inflation in the country has not yet reached its peak. In June, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation announced that it had discovered an unreasonable rise in prices for socially significant products in several regions.
On the dynamics of food prices – in the material “Kommersant” “Food is more expensive.”