The new Vice speaker of the state Duma will be the manufacturer of animal feed


New Vice-Chairman of the state Duma instead of passing to the Central election Commission of esera Nicholas Levicheva will become the Deputy Alexander Romanovich, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs. On Monday the journalists were told Levichev.

Romanovich began his political career as the protector of animals. In 1999, he created and headed the environmental-humanitarian party “one Million friends”, which included representatives of the Russian non-governmental organization friends of nature. Some years later, the party joined the party of Sergey Mironov “Russian party of life”, which later became part of the newly assembled “Fair Russia”.

In 1990 he founded the publishing holding “Friend”, producing literature for animal lovers. In 2002-2007 Alexander Romanovich headed as President and General Director of the Moscow plant for the production of pet food “Royal Canin Russia”. In 2004-2007 he was the President of the Association of manufacturers of forages for Pets.

The last two years, the leaders of “Fair Russia” Sergey Mironov and Nikolay Levichev have been under sanctions, and all this time it Romanovich represented the party in the international arena, told journalists Levichev. He is also a member of the Commission on building of buildings and constructions intended for placing of the Parliamentary centre

The place of the Deputy speaker became vacant after Levichev was sent to work in the CEC. Only eight in the state Duma Vice-speakers, two of them first. Five of them are from United Russia, one from the liberal democratic party, one from the Communist party and another from “Fair Russia”.