“United Russia” approved Volodin to the post of speaker of the state Duma


The higher and General councils of United Russia ” recommended that the United Russia faction in the state Duma to bring to the first meeting of the house candidacy of Vyacheslav Volodin as President of the chamber.

The nomination was made by the Chairman of the party, Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. The proposal was supported by the meeting participants.

For the posts of Vice-speakers was proposed by Irina Yarovaya and Peter Tolstoy — two new candidates as well as Deputy Chairman of the state Duma of the previous convocation, namely, Alexander Zhukov, Vladimir Vasiliev, Sergei Neverov.

“We being the strongest party and the largest faction in the state Duma, could this decision to go, keeping in mind respectful attitude towards other colleagues and at the same time, continuing the ability to make decisions on all issues,” — said Medvedev.

Informed that “United Russia” has allocated posts in the state Duma, reported with reference to the interlocutors in the party.

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