Corporation Rosneft announced on its website on April 29 that it will sue a broadcaster the BBC over the article on creation in Russia of the center for genetic technologies, in which the user must enter Maria Vorontsov, known in the media as the eldest daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Rosneft was named the main investor of the project, which is to invest up to $1 billion over the next seven years.
“The British broadcaster BBC about the creation, with the participation of “Rosneft” genetic center contains based on nothing lies against the company and individuals, nothing to do with this project. The company will apply to the court for the refutation of false information, recognition information is inaccurate and damages its reputation”, – said in a statement.
What kind of “uninvolved persons” refers to – is not specified.
As told sources of BBC, which had opened in Moscow the center will focus on complete genetic analysis of the population of Russia. The study is planned to determine whether there are typical for the Russian ethnos “genetic damage”, which can be detected and later edited.
Vorontsova (also known as Maria Faassen) 35. The magazine The New Times in 2016, wrote that she was in 2011 he graduated from the faculty of fundamental medicine of Moscow state University. After the birth of her daughter defended her thesis on endocrinology topics.
In July 2019, the air force reported that Vorontsov was engaged in business – 2019 it is one of the founders of the joint-stock company “Nomeco”, which has invested about $1,500, which at the time of registration consistent with the proportion of 20%.
Putin has never publicly did not recognize Vorontsov and her alleged younger sister Katerina Tikhonov their daughters.