RF President Vladimir Putin proposed the candidacy of the Speaker of the State Duma of the VII convocation Viacheslava Volodin for a similar post in the Duma of the new convocation.
“I believe that Vyacheslav Viktorovich [Володин] is quite worthy to head the State Duma of the next, eighth convocation, “he said at a meeting with the leaders of the parties that entered the lower house of parliament following the elections.
Putin also noted that the adoption of this decision rests with the leaders of the parties.
Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev supported the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin to elect Vyacheslav Volodin as chairman of the State Duma of the 8th convocation.
“I fully support the idea of electing Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin as Chairman of the State Duma.