Delegates of XV Congress of “United Russia” has decided to update the composition of the governing structures of the party by almost a third. From the composition of the High Council withdrawn by Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov, Deputy Minister of health Tatiana Yakovleva.
Membership in the High Council also lost the former head of Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer and former Governor of the Bryansk region Nikolay Denin in connection with excitation against them criminal cases.
Earlier speaking at the Congress, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Chairman of “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev suggested that a third to update the party leadership in 2016. “Last year we did not hold the Congress. And rotation of the General Council was not. So today I propose to update the party leadership in 2016 on a third,” he said.
The leader of the EP stressed that “those who secede from the governing bodies were and still are our support”, they will continue to work on godliest, in the economy. “We will continue to invite them to key party activities, to consult when making decisions”, — concluded Medvedev.