The family of one of the two women killed in a February traffic accident involving LUKoil vice president Anatoly Barkov said neither Barkov nor his company offered the woman’s 2-year-old daughter any financial support.
Barkov said Sept. 7 that he and his colleagues would support the girl, Nadezhda Alexandrina, until she reaches adulthood. But the girl’s relatives told the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily in an interview published Wednesday that no one contacted them about the offer.
Barkov made his pledge after being cleared by police in the case. He has not commented on the promise since.
A car owners rights group implicated Barkov’s driver in the crash last week, citing its independent investigation. Relatives of the victims have appealed closure of the case in court.