Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova said that will pick the presidential grant Fund Maria Gaidar, in connection with its decision to take up the post of Deputy head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili and to obtain Ukrainian citizenship.
"in the near future it will be necessary to collect competitive Commission on selection of presidential grants to human rights organizations (printoperation "Civil Dignity" ), and to review the results of the last contest. In this situation it would be foolish to leave in the winners Maria Gaidar Fund and its "Social demand," said RIA "Novosti" Pamfilova, who also heads the competition Commission grant rights organisations. She expressed hope that the members of the tender Commission will support the proposal.
"I hope that the members of the competition Commission will support me. Suppose that the allocated money should be redistributed to those organizations that protect the rights and desires of the Russian citizens within Russia, and not leave them to the one who threw their teammates in the Fund for the dubious political adventures outside the country ", - said Pamfilova." I dare to predict that her famous ancestors would have regarded this step not only as a manifestation of unprincipled political omnivorous, but also as tremendously stupid, that literally won't be sorry " - said Pamfilova. She said that could not accept statements Gaidar about the fact that in Russia She and her work were unclaimed." All the lamentations about the lack of demand, Maria Gaidar in Russia because of its opposition do not stand any opponents - Maria never went beyond the powers very comfortable opposition, which allowed her to take the post of Deputy Chairman of the government of the Kirov region or be an adviser to the Vice mayor of the Russian capital. Wanted - went to study in the States, besides, with gastrinoma no one drove. When he Wished to engage only in social activities and in this case they went to meet her Foundation "Social demand" has twice received grants from the President of the Russian Federation, in total, nearly 5 million rubles.