MOSCOW, 6 February. Congress of “United Russia” held rotation of the High Council, the governing body of the party. Of the High Council removed several former governors and Federal Ministers.
In particular, terminated the powers of the High Council of the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov and Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin. In addition, from the High Council expelled the former head of Komi Vyacheslav Gaizer, the former Governor of the Tula region Vladimir Gruzdev, a former head of the Kabardino-Balkaria Arsen Kanokov, the former head of North Ossetia Taimuraz Mamsurov, former Governor of the Bryansk region Nikolay Denin. Also from the High Council put the former head of Department of culture of Moscow Sergey Kapkov, the senators Nikolay Bulaev and Vadim of Tulips. From the composition of the Supreme Council of the party removed former Minister for Far East development Viktor Ishayev.
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However, in the composition of the High Council of the party dobrany 24 new members, among them TV presenters, entrepreneurs and representatives of business associations, several municipal officials, heads of educational institutions. The list almost weren’t professional politicians.
Thus, in the composition of the High Council included presenters Timur Kizyakov and Peter Tolstoy, as well as chief editor of the newspaper “Culture” Elena Yampolskaya. It includes the General Director of “Aeroflot” Vitaly Saveliev, the businessman Dmitry Nikolaev (the founder of the brand “make honey”), Artem Androsov (the founder of the company “Saishin”), Artem Artemiev (the founder of the “Ural weights”), founder of the project “Mothers entrepreneurs” Eugene Lazarev.
The Supreme Council included the head of the Crimean youth branch of “OPORA Russia” Yuri Hayrapetyan, Vice-President of “OPORA Russia” Andrey Korkunov, the President of the Association “National Association of builders” Nikolai Kutyin. The Board includes the President of the Russian Federation of rhythmic gymnastics Irina Viner-Usmanova, the rector of Moscow state Institute of culture Ivan Lobanov, Deputy of the state Duma Oleg Valenchuk.
Changes in the General Council
The Congress of “United Russia” voted for the termination of powers of several well-known state Duma deputies in the General Council of the party, one of the governing bodies of the party. “It is proposed to terminate the powers of members of the General Council of the party according to the list presented” – said the head of the faction “United Russia” Vladimir Vasilyev at the plenary meeting of the first phase of the Congress.
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In particular, the composition of the General Council brought the head of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Irina Spring, the Deputy Chairman of this Committee Alexander Khinshtein, the head of the Committee on civil, criminal, arbitration and procedural legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov, a member of the Committee on defense Viktor Zavarzin, the head of the state Duma Commission on control over reliability of data on incomes of deputies Nikolai Kovalyov, a member of the financial market Committee, Igor Rudensky, the Chairman of the Committee on transport Sergey tena. Congress also terminated the powers in the General Council of parliamentarians Igor Igoshin and Olga Borzova.
In addition, the composition of the General Council displayed the head of Federal Agency on Affairs of nationalities Igor Barinov, senators Vyacheslav Timchenko, Rostislav Goldstein, Andrei Klimov.
The voting took place in an open format.
Updated The General Council
In the General Council included 52 people, including cosmonaut Maxim Suraev, people’s artist of Russia Aleksey Guskov, General Director of the State Central Museum of contemporary history of Russia Irina Velikanova, head of the faction United Russia in the state Council of the Crimea Konstantin Bakharev and a number of heads of regional branches and primary party.
The General Council of “United Russia” also has dispel six members of the Bureau from among new members of the governing body. “Elected as (Secretary of the Moscow regional branch) Nikolai Gonchar, (state Duma Deputy), Robert Schlegel (head of the Central Executive party Committee) Maksim Rudnev,” – said the Deputy head of the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma Sergei Zheleznyak. Also, according to him, the Presidium of the General Council were dobrany the Chairman of coordination Council “Young guards” “an United Russia” Denis Davydov, Secretary of the primary Department of the St. Petersburg regional branch of the party Anna Bardachevich and the head of the regional public reception of Chairman of the party Dmitry Medvedev in the Republic of Komi Nadezhda Dorofeeva.
Congress Of “United Russia”. Text translation