According to the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the interlocutors in the State Duma, became an Advisor Volodina Tweaks to his current position in the ROC (which he took after Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin at the beginning of January last year) was responsible for interaction with political parties. Experts suggest that now Tweaks will participate in the dialogue of the speaker of the state Duma and the conservative part of society.
The publication indicates that has a Pinch of experience with politicians. In particular, he was the adviser on public principles of Federation Council speaker Sergei Mironov. Later, in 2016, he described the “information war” as “the work of the anti-Russian spin doctors and propagandists who come up with various ideologies that are contrary to our traditions and our plans.”
The political scientist Mikhail Vinogradov suggested that the appointment of the Advisor Volodina Sipkova “can be necessary if religious activists will not feel co-authors of the current course.”
As pointed out before in the ROC Tweaks worked as the chief editor of the portal “Religion and mass media”. He wrote books such as “the Bronze age of Russia. The view from Tarusa”, “he believes Russia”, “the Religious dimension of journalism”.
After Volodin became the speaker of the state Duma, he had several advisers on a voluntary basis. Among them Alexey Chadaev, Dmitry Badovsky and Ivan Demidov, who collaborated with Volodin, when he worked in the presidential administration.