Yampolsky headed the state Duma Committee on culture

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Petkovata Yampolskaya. Archival photoYampolsky headed the state Duma Committee on culture© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pyatakov

Chief editor of the newspaper «Culture», the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technology and communications Elena Yampolskaya headed the state Duma Committee on culture.

Such decision was accepted by deputies in the plenary session on Wednesday.

Earlier the candidacy of Yampol to head the Committee recommended that the faction «United Russia», reported the leader of the faction of the EP Sergei Neverov.

The position of the first Deputy of the Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications appointed Mikhail Starshinov, which passes from Committee on Affairs of nationalities, where he was the first Vice-President. In this post, in turn, appointed the Deputy of the state Duma of Samail sarailiev.

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