Valentine Matancita: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti
Information about the departure of the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, the upper house of Parliament is a rumor, said her press Secretary Vladislav Ponomarenko, RBC on Wednesday, April 17. Informed about the reshuffle said the source “Kommersant”.
“We do not comment on rumors, newspaper publications,” said Ponomarenko.
17 April, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported about a possible series of personnel changes. In particular, according to the interlocutor of the edition, “extremely high” probability of leaving Matviyenko of the Federation Council. It may lead the Pension Fund of Russia. Its place in the upper chamber could take up the Director of the foreign intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin or Deputy speaker of the Federation Council Yuri Vorobiev.
In an interview for a documentary, dedicated to his anniversary, Matviyenko called the years of work in the team of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin the best time in my life. She stressed that appreciates the trust given to it.
Valentina Matvienko headed the upper house of Parliament in 2011. From 2003 to 2011, she was Governor of Saint-Petersburg.
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