Former speaker of the lower chamber of Parliament Boris Gryzlov excluded from the security Council of Russia. The corresponding decree was signed by President Vladimir Putin. The document is available April 12 on the official website of legal information.
“To amend the composition of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, approved by decree of the President of the Russian Federation from may 25, 2012 <…> change, with the exception of Boris Gryzlov,” — said in the text of the decree, which was signed by the President on April 11.
Gryzlov was a permanent member of the security Council of Russia. In December he was appointed Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the Contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine.