The head of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of United Russia Bulavinov has filed a statement of resignation

MOSCOW, December 4. /TASS/. State Duma Deputy Vadim Bulavinov has filed a statement of resignation from the duties of acting Secretary of the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch of “United Russia”. This was reported on Monday TASS in the press service of the party.

“Today received from him a statement addressed to the acting Secretary of the General Council of the party Andrei Turchak on the resignation of the I. p. the Secretary of the Nizhny Novgorod regotdeleniya “United Russia” at own will in connection with the illness and inability to fulfil its obligations”, – have informed in a press-service. “The statement Bulavinov will be granted at the next meeting of the Presidium of the General Council”, – said there.

On Friday in mass media appeared information about the incident involving Bulavinov – he was allegedly drunk, drove a motor vehicle. “In the “United Russia” are waiting for official confirmation of this information from law enforcement bodies”, – explained in the press service of the party, adding that “the Bulavinov is currently in the hospital with a heart attack.”

“The situation that happened with Vadim and Bulavinov I know. At the moment Vadim Evgen’evich wrote the application”, – the press service quoted Andrei Turchak. “I want to remind you that the party is not untouchable. Neither the presence of party position or party ticket are not exempt from responsibility the members”, – he stressed.

Earlier, the press service of the 54-year-old former mayor of Nizhny Novgorod Bulavinov has reported that he was hospitalized in Nizhny Novgorod in a pre-stroke condition, “after conducting two examinations of drugs or alcohol in [his] blood is not detected”. The statement noted that Bulavinov became ill when he returned home from work.