Congress “the Apple” will offer to limit stay on a post of the Chairman

Congress “the Apple” will offer to limit stay on a post of the Chairman


The political Committee of “Yabloko” decided to recommend to the Congress the introduction of office Deputy Chairman of the party and limit the stay on a post of the party Chairman to two terms.

MOSCOW, 4 Dec. The political Committee of the Yabloko party will propose to Congress to limit stay on a post of the party Chairman to two terms, according to the press service of the party.

Friday regular meeting of the political Committee “the Apple”, where were discussed key issues of preparation to the General party Congress, which will take place on 19-20 December.

“The political Affairs Committee decided on recommendation to the Congress the following amendments to the party Charter… limiting the tenure of party Chairman to two terms (maximum 8 years)”, — stated in the message.

The political Affairs Committee also decided to recommend to the Congress the introduction of office Deputy Chairman of the party, deny the party’s Chairman, to be nominated in single-mandate constituency in elections to the state Duma of the Russian Federation. In addition, be a recommended order to which the political Affairs Committee will submit the list of candidates of party on elections in the state Duma for consideration of the Congress and agree on a list of candidates from the party on elections in legislative Assembly of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Decision on amendments and additions to the Charter are made by a two-thirds majority of delegates present at the Congress.

In addition, the political Affairs Committee recommended that the party and its regional offices to discuss a number of candidates for the post of party Chairman. They became a member of the Federal Bureau Alexander Gnezdilov (Moscow), member of the political Committee Sergei Ivanenko (Moscow), member of the Federal Bureau Nikolay Rybakov (St. Petersburg), member of the political Affairs Committee Emilia Slabunov (Karelia), currently Commissioner for human rights in St. Petersburg Alexander Shishlov, member of the Federal Bureau Leo schloßberg (Pskov region). Approval of candidates continues.