Earlier media reported that St. Petersburg Deputy Vitaly Milonov received an offer to participate in elections to the state Duma of Russia.
S. PETERSBURG, 19 Jul –. Press Secretary of St. Petersburg Deputy Vitaly Milonov Ilya Evstigneev said that to talk about the balloting Milonov on elections to the state Duma prematurely.
Earlier in mass media appeared information that Milonov has received a proposal to participate in the elections to the state Duma of the Russian Federation.
“Talking about it is premature, it was January 16th of the year, not September. Any decision on nomination or ballot anywhere should be taken in consultation with the parties, with the leadership of the regional offices, and most importantly – themselves voters. In any case, to speak about it while prematurely from any point of view,” — said Evstigneev in the comments.
Milonov since 2007 is a member of the legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant State Duma Deputy Vitaly Savitsky, and was also a social assistant of state Duma Deputy Galina Starovoitova. Widely known as the author of the St. Petersburg law on prohibiting propaganda of homosexuality. In addition, the MP of the other activists was against the concert of Madonna in St. Petersburg, considering himself insulted by her statement in support of homosexuals.