Valentina Matvienko and Sergey Narychkine: Ekaterina Shtukina / RIA Novosti
In the coming months, the Russian government can happen reshuffle. About this newspaper “Kommersant”.
Several sources in government agencies affirm that in may, the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko will discuss his resignation with the President. It is specified that “the likelihood of her departure is extremely high”, while it may lead the Pension Fund of Russia.
The newspaper’s source also said that in the case of care Matvienko, the chair of the upper house of Parliament can get Sergei Naryshkin. He from 2011 to 2016 was speaker of the state Duma, and then headed the foreign intelligence Service of Russia.
On 7 April in an interview for the documentary ‘ Valentina Matvienko admitted that he did not dare to take the post of Governor of St. Petersburg in a few weeks. According to her, Putin called her once a week for a month and specify whether it is ready to go to the polls. She asked him to find another candidate on this post. Later the President explained to the reporters that were looking for effective Manager and see him in Matvienko.
On the morning of 30 January in the conference room of the Federation Council were detained Senator Rauf Arashukov. He is accused of belonging to the 2010 murder of Deputy Chairman of the public youth movement “Adyge-Khase” of Aslan Zhukov and presidential adviser Karachay-Cherkessia of Frala Shebzukhova.
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