The head of the Communist party faction in the Moscow city Duma plans to vote on 24 January

© Depositphotos / SergPoznanskiyМужчина signs the documents. Archival photoThe head of the Communist party faction in the Moscow city Duma plans to vote on 24 January© Depositphotos / SergPoznanskiy

The question of the leader of the Communist party faction in the Moscow city Duma can decide next week, January 24, during the closed meeting of deputies, with the position of the head of the faction claimed all four of its members, told RIA Novosti the head of the office of the Communist party faction Sergei Timokhov.

Previously, the newspaper «Kommersant» reported that the Communist party leadership decided on the candidate for the post of head of the Metropolitan Parliament. According to information provided to the newspaper by Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov, most likely the leader of the faction in the Moscow city Duma will take the Vice-speaker of the city Parliament, member of the Communist party faction Nikolai Gubenko.

«Most likely, the meeting of deputies of the faction on this issue will be held on January 24. And it will be resolved this issue. According to the regulations of the Moscow city Duma we must conduct re-registration faction, and to sign the documents her supervisor. We are a deadline — two weeks after the beginning of work of the Duma after the holidays, January 24 is the final deadline time, when we have to make this decision,» said Timokhov.

Commenting on the message of «Kommersant» about the possible election Gubenko on this post, Timokhov said that all four deputies of the faction are treated equally.

«We have four deputies, therefore, still be considered. According to our Charter documents, we must obtain the recommendation of the Central Committee of the party. There are no documents we are in the faction until we received,» he added.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 5 October was released Vadim Patomskogo from the post of Governor of the Oryol region and appointed acting head of the region Andrei Klychkov, who previously headed the Communist party faction in the Moscow city Duma.

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