The party “Yabloko” has limited the stay of its President in the post eight years, i.e. two terms. This restriction is introduced for the first time in the political history of Russia.
MOSCOW, 19 Dec. The party “Yabloko” on Saturday the Congress had limited the stay of its President on the post two terms, such a restriction is imposed for the first time in the political history of Russia.
Congress adopted the amendment in the party Charter, limiting the tenure of the Chairman “the Apple” on a post of eight years, i.e. two terms. You can apply for the post of acting Chairman of the Yabloko leader Sergei Mitrokhin and founder of the party Grigory Yavlinsky, the Congress will also decide on Saturday. He will immediately elect a new party leadership (party leader, Committee and political Bureau) and the control bodies.
The political Affairs Committee has already suggested several candidates for the post of leader of the party, among them former Pskov Deputy Lev Shlosberg, the St. Petersburg Ombudsman Alexander Shishlov, and Alexander Gnezdilov, Sergei Ivanenko, Nikolai Rybakov and Emilia Slabunov and candidates for regional offices. While eight candidates, but any delegate of the Congress may nominate a candidate.
The party Congress shall be convened at least once in four years.
Mitrokhin took over as Chairman in 2008. Previous, first Chairman of the party Grigory Yavlinsky, and headed it for 15 years.