Mironov was approved as the head of the Just Russia – For Truth faction in the State Duma – Politics
MOSCOW, September 29. / TASS /. The leader of the Fair Russia – For the Truth party, Sergei Mironov, was approved as head of the Fair Russia faction in the State Duma of the eighth convocation, Oleg Nilov and Gennady Semigin became his first deputies. This was reported to TASS by the press service of the party on Wednesday following the results of the first meeting of the faction.
“The first meeting of the A Just Russia – For Truth faction has passed. By the decision of the faction, Sergei Mironov became the leader.
In addition, the faction approved the candidacy of Alexander Babakov for the post of vice speaker of the State Duma. “Committees [Госдумы] have not yet been formed, the question of the positions of the chairmen, first deputies and deputies [председателей] committees have not yet been discussed by the faction, “the press service noted.
Earlier Mironov said that spravorassi are planning to nominate the party co-chairman Semigin for the post of deputy speaker of the Duma. As TASS clarified in the press service of the faction, Semigin will be offered the post of head of one of the committees of the lower house of parliament.
Babakov was a deputy of the State Duma of three convocations in 2003-2016, served as a post-speaker in the State Duma of the fifth convocations (2007-2011) from “Fair Russia”. In the last elections, he was included in the federal part of the list of candidates from “Fair Russia – For Truth”. Since 2016, he has been a senator from the Tambov region. Nilov was the deputy head of the Just Russia faction in the State Duma of the sixth and seventh convocations (2011-2021).
According to the results of the elections to the State Duma of the eighth convocation, “Fair Russia – For Truth” received 27 deputy mandates. Mironov defended the federal party list.