The state Duma of the 7th convocation today starts to work. The Parliament will form the structure of the chamber and elect its leadership. It is expected that the deputies will be Vladimir Putin.
The state Duma of the 7th convocation starts to work. This five-year period begins with guidance from the head of state Vladimir Putin. Event, if not unique, then certainly rare. Before the President spoke at Okhotny Ryad on the first day of work of the Duma of the new convocation only once. Today, the MPs waits for Sergei Naryshkin, who left the chamber and headed the foreign intelligence service, and Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Come members of the government, the Supreme court and the audit chamber, the Prosecutor General and the CEC. Traditional morning approach leaders of the parliamentary parties has taken place.
Today the MPs will elect the leadership: the speaker and his deputies. Its President, alternative candidate of the "United Russia", proposed by the Communists. The lawmakers are to form the structure of the chamber. To distribute 26 committees. Reportedly, they will be divided equally:13 "United Russia" having the majority of seats, and 13 major parties: 5 CPRF and the LDPR and 3 "Fair Russia". According to tradition, enshrined in the Constitution, the first meeting was opened by the oldest Deputy. Today, it is Nobel laureate Zhores Alferov. In the Duma again appeared odnomandatniki, the deputies have to adjust the rules for them. Automatic will join one of 4 factions, those who were nominated by the party concerned. Those who ran from the party not in Parliament, will be able to join one of the factions or not to join, at will. Deputies say that swing once: from the previous convocation there was a lot of bills, some have passed the first reading.