At the Congress of the party “United Russia”, which takes place on Sunday, January 22, in Moscow, declared candidates in the Supreme Council of the party, reports .
As the head of the Supreme Council of the party reiterated that Boris Gryzlov. Of new members to the Supreme Council recommended that the state Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, who, as reported , can enter the European Bureau of the Supreme Council, the head of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov, Director General of “Russian grids” Oleg Budargin and a number of governors, in whose regions “United Russia” scored the result is higher or comparable to the result of the game across the country (54.2 per cent). This, in particular, Vasily Golubev (Rostov oblast), Sergey Aksyonov (Crimea), Valery Shantsev (Nizhny Novgorod oblast). The Supreme Council is transferred from the General Council of ex-Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Pligin.
Withdrew from the High Council of the heads of regions, the results of the elections to the state Duma in which below the result for the country: Nikolai Merkushkin (Samara region), Marina Kovtun (Murmansk oblast), Alexander Zhilkin (Astrakhan region).
While the High Council proposed to retain the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, Governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, the Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev, General Director of “Rostec” Sergey Chemezov, Minister of defence Sergei Shoigu and the head of the SVR Sergey Naryshkin.