The media reported on the initiatives of the Kremlin through the Federation Council instead of the state Duma


Legislative initiatives of the Kremlin are increasingly being conducted through the Council of the Federation is Duma. About this newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing a source in the presidential administration and both houses of Parliament.

In the example cited amendments to the electoral law that made Senator Andrey Klishas, and anti-terrorism amendments on strengthening control over sale of SIM cards. The second bill developed by the Senator Lyudmila Bokova, write “Vedomosti” with reference to sources. The head of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko urged to fight illegal trade SIM cards after the attack at Petersburg 3 APR.

The state Duma happen “failures” in the promotion of initiatives of national importance, the newspaper writes. So, in April, the leaders of all Duma factions and amended on depriving terrorists of Russian citizenship, but were forced to withdraw to Deposit the corrected version. It was the initiative of the speaker of the lower house of Vyacheslav Volodin, the newspaper claims, referring to the interlocutors in the AP: “the Kremlin was already more legally correct version of the state legal Department of the President, which is then introduced as fixed,” — says the article.

At the same time, the interlocutors of “Vedomosti” in the Duma claim that the bill to deprive terrorists of citizenship is an old amendment from the package of the Deputy Irina Spring, and both texts were written in the lower house.

According to Federal officials, who leads the newspaper, Matvienko — “system man and the presidential administration work better with her.” Volodin recently is “unpredictable,” he said.

Up close to the source, “Vedomosti” denied the system the use of the Federation Council of the political block of the Kremlin for its initiatives, noting that such cases were.

“With the Duma became less convenient to work to pay the bills through one of its members harder, now is not welcome” — the newspaper quoted the words of the interlocutor in the lower house. According to him, ballot initiatives have been introduced through Klishas, because it is more convenient technically. He noted that “previously used (ex-Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction. — ) Vladimir Pligin, but now its in the Duma there”.

Administration it is easier to go with the themes in the Federation Council, because the state Duma is now her “uncontrollable, you need to learn to negotiate,” expressed his opinion of another interviewee of “Vedomosti” in the state Duma.

The projects of the senators were less likely to pass in the lower house, told the newspaper Duma apparatchik. So, in the sixth convocation were adopted by 33.6% of the initiatives of senators, but in the seventh is only 11%. In addition, the number of mentions in the media of Valentina Matvienko from September 2016 has almost doubled, ranking it ahead of Vyacheslav Volodin, the newspaper said.

From December 2016 in the presidential administration of the vacant post of the Deputy chief of internal policy Department, responsible for interaction with the state Duma and the Federation Council. As he wrote in January, this position claims to be the Deputy of the state Duma from “United Russia” Sergei Zheleznyak. According to “Vedomosti”, the purpose of iron ore for this post is delayed.

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