The head of government and Chairman of “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev has proposed the appointment of a Duma Deputy Vladimir Burmatov for the position of head of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the party. About TASS reported the press service of the party.
In the “United Russia” said that the question of appointment of Burmatova will consider at the meeting of the Presidium of the General Council of the party, which will take place on September 22. The press service added that the current head of the CEC Maxim Rudnev should occupy the position of Deputy head of the Executive Committee for project work.
Burmatov in December 2011 was elected Deputy of the state Duma of the sixth convocation. In the lower house, he served as first Deputy head of the Committee on education. The MP has repeatedly criticized the Ministry of education and science Dmitry Livanov, who then headed the Agency.
In 2012, Burmatov resigned as first zapped of the education Committee in connection with allegations of plagiarism. At the end of November 2012, the media published studies doctor of physical and mathematical Sciences and a graduate of the Chelyabinsk state University Nicholas Garkavogo, according to which a large part of the thesis Burmatova is a copy of other people’s articles and dissertations.
In addition, Burmatov in 2013, left the position of head of the Department of political science and sociology REU named after G. V. Plekhanov, which he headed from 2010. This happened after the inspection of the Prosecutor General, during which it became clear that the Deputy did not have the necessary teaching experience for this post.
In September 2014, the Duma Committee on rules has made a decision on the return of Burmatov as first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on education. In the end, the Deputy re-appointed to this position.