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Elected Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov said that after taking office intends to nominate the Senator from Executive power of the city Valentina Matvienko. On Saturday, September 14, reports TASS.
“We decided that Valentina Matvienko will continue its work,” he said.
It is noted that the three senatorial candidates proposed Beglov, during registration as a candidate in the elections, was Matviyenko and Alexander Vatagin and Maxim Pratusevich.
In turn, the office of the speaker of the Federation Council said that the official comments on this issue will follow later, according to the Telegram-channel “Rise”.
Matvienko 2011-present-Chairman of the Federation Council, and also serves as a Senator from the St. Petersburg government. Its powers expire in September of this year. From 2003 to 2011 she was a Governor and Chairman of the government of St. Petersburg.
April 17, “Kommersant” wrote that in the near future the Russian government may occur reshuffle. Several sources in the government claimed that in may Matvienko will discuss his resignation with the President. It was explained that “the likelihood of her departure is extremely high” and that she can lead the Pension Fund of Russia.
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