MOSCOW, March 3. The upcoming resignation of Vladimir Churov of the Central election Commission is the natural rotation, the new presidential list of CEC members is represented by people of different views. This was stated to journalists the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“It is the choice of the President”, – said the representative of the Kremlin on the question of why the supervisor was not included in the presidential list of members of the CEC. “There are also rotational moments in this, it’s completely normal, natural, rotary process”, – said Peskov.
He drew attention that “the political spectrum of presidential appointees to the CEC is quite broad – there are representatives of non-parliamentary parties and parliamentary factions with the wide spread of political views, with a very rich experience in various fields”. “Let us have a little longer, and then it will become clear who will lead (CEC)”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
Peskov declined to comment on the question of whether Churov offered to any other public office. “If (such offers), you will know about it, – said the press Secretary of the President. – You know perfectly well that we do not announce”.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has formed a five members of the CEC, it did not include the current head of the CEC Vladimir Churov, but there Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova. This was reported today by the press service of the Kremlin with reference to the decree of the head of state. Members of the CEC appointed a Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova, a current member of the CEC Boris Ebzeev, the Deputy of the state Duma from the CPRF Vasily Likhachev, Deputy head of the Federal Antimonopoly service Alexander Kinev, the representative “Patriots of Russia” in the CEC Evgeny Shevchenko.
Peskov did not answer the question of whether the Kremlin to offer Pamfilova for the post of CEC head.
The Central election Commission of the Russian Federation is formed for a period of 5 years, consisting of 15 people, 5 of whom shall be approved by the state Duma, 5 – the Federation Council, and the remaining 5 – the President of the Russian Federation. The powers of the current members of the CEC expires March 27.