The candidacy of the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya brought in the election list of “United Russia” (EP) in the upcoming elections to the State Duma. About it reports “Interfax”.
Poklonskaya candidacy was proposed by the leader of “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev. In addition, it is suggested to include Director, co-chair of the Russian popular front Stanislav Govorukhin, Russian airborne troops commander Vladimir Shamanov and regional leaders, among them the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov, the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and a number of other politicians. The Supreme Council and the General Council of “United Russia” at the joint meeting of Medvedev’s proposal approved.
The source in the leadership of the EP and its representative in April, told RBC that the part of the candidates the party had planned to include in their lists without a mandatory for the rest of the primary. Then called the names of Poklonskaya, as well as the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, Govorukhin and Shamanov.
Itself Poklonski in an interview with RBC claimed that she knows nothing about the nomination. “I don’t know anything about my alleged nomination,” she said. Two United Russia also said that Russia will be included in the regional list of “United Russia”, which will unite the Crimea and Sevastopol.