MOSCOW, October 11. /TASS/. Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin urged MPs to use their possibilities to help the acting head of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasilyev in his new post.
The state Duma on Wednesday adopted a decree on the early resignation of Vasilyev, who held the post of Vice-speaker of the house. October 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov and appointed acting head of the region Vasilyev.
According to Volodin, Vasilev “has done much for the development of parliamentarism, of the faction “United Russia”.
“Dear colleagues, let us, too, for myself the decision, asked the speaker to deputies. Our colleague is appointed to a very responsible position, he headed one of the largest regions of Russia, a multiethnic Republic with a lot of problems. And the opportunities that we have, we have to use in order to help the residents of our colleague, given that the region is really very difficult”.