The representative of the Church became the adviser of the speaker of the state Duma

Moscow. 3 Feb. INTERFAX – state Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin was appointed Advisor to the first Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media Alexander Shipkov.

“I was appointed adviser to the speaker of the state Duma on a voluntary basis,” – said A. Shchipkov to the correspondent of “Interfax-Religion” on Friday.

Previously, he was an adviser to Sergei Mironov, when he was the speaker of the Federation Council.