First Deputy head of presidential Administration (AP) Sergei Kiriyenko on Friday met with the experts during the meeting, which discussed the “public mood”. About it reports “Kommersant” with reference to sources, including from among those present at the event.
According to them, the participants of the meeting were the head of the Center for political technologies Igor Bunin, of the Institute of socio-economic and political research Dmitry Badovsky, the development Fund civil society Konstantin Kostin, the Fund “Petersburg politics” Mikhail Vinogradov and head of the research group ZIRCON Igor Zadorin, the Director of the Institute for social analysis and forecasting Ranhigs Tatiana Maleva.
The publication writes that during the meeting they discussed the theme of the presidential campaign in 2018. “Naturally, the public sentiment could not intersect with the issue of presidential elections 2018. In many ways, the mood measure in this context”, — said the interlocutor of “Kommersant” in the AP.
According to sources, the meeting lasted about two hours, but not all invitees were able to speak. The newspaper’s source in the PA said that the list of participants was prepared by the new head of internal policy Department Andrey Yarin. In the preparation of the meeting took part the Deputy of Timur Prokopenko. It is planned that on 1 November will be another meeting in this format.
The publication notes that earlier Kiriyenko held a meeting with leaders of several organizations, including Dmitry Badovsky and Konstantin Kostin. According to interlocutors of the newspaper, the last enlisted the support of the continuation of studies related to the regions. Representatives of the Fund “Public opinion” and the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion confirmed the publication of the meeting, Alexander Oslon, Valery Fedorov, Sergei Kiriyenko.
The interlocutors of “Kommersant” in the State Duma, where the speaker was a former Deputy head of the AP Vyacheslav Volodin, said that he also does not refuse to cooperate with scientists. According to them, Volodin going “revision of the existing councils by the Chairman of the state Duma”, which will engage and advisers of the speaker.
Kirienko was appointed the first Deputy head of the presidential administration in early October. Previously, he was the head of “Rosatom”. In late September, he was assigned to the AP said three sources close to the Kremlin.
Last week the AP was replaced and the head of Department on internal policy. They became Andrey Yarin, who previously held the post of Deputy presidential envoy in the Central Federal district.