MOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. The state Duma at session on Wednesday has approved Elena Yampol (“United Russia”) the Chairman of the Committee of the lower chamber for culture. Deputies by a majority vote adopted the corresponding draft resolution.
Candidate Yampolskaya was nominated for the position of head of the Duma Committee by the Presidium of the United Russia party on Tuesday. Previously, she exercised the powers of the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on Informatica, information technologies and communications.
Yampolskaya was elected Deputy of the State Duma of the seventh convocation on the Federal list of “United Russia”. Before that for almost 5 years she was chief editor of the newspaper “Culture”.
The post of the Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture has become vacant due to death June 14 by renowned Director, the Deputy from the faction “United Russia” Stanislav Govorukhin.