The state Duma was the former world Boxing champion

The Deputy of the Tula regional Duma Natalia Pilus and the boxer, eks-the world champion under version WBO Dmitry Pirog became the new members of the state Duma, the correspondent . For their registration on Wednesday, March 1, unanimously voted by the members of the CEC.

Pilus received the mandate of the Deputy Nikolay Lyubimov, who was elected on the list from “United Russia” in 21 regional group. He resigned his parliamentary office on 17 February in connection with what was previously appointed acting Governor of the Ryazan region.

The cake got the mandate Medina Alexander, who refused the office of Deputy, since decided to get back to business.

“I would like to thank the voters and residents of the Tula region, who actively participated in the project of the party “United Russia” primaries,” said Pilus in his speech. Pie promised that, as a Deputy of the state Duma will work “for the benefit of Russia and for the benefit of the “United Russia”.

Following the results of parliamentary elections in September 2016, “United Russia” has received 343 mandate in the state Duma of the seventh convocation. In General, the lower house has been updated for more than half, while parts of it remained the same. The Communist party in the state Duma received 42 mandates, the liberal democratic party — 39 mandates, “Fair Russia” — 22. Two more single-seat districts — Alexei Zhuravlyov of the Rodina party and a leader of the “Civic platform” Rifat Shaikhutdinov refused to join any Duma faction. The speaker was Vyacheslav Volodin, who previously held the post of first Deputy head of the presidential administration.