The positive response of leaders of all parliamentary parties on the proposal to support the candidacy of Vyacheslav Volodin as speaker of the state Duma has not left indifferent the head of the Upper house of Parliament Valentina Matviyenko. She called this choice is expected and natural.
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“Among the deputies of the Duma is unlikely to find anyone else who so well knew would at the same time as the political life of the country in all its details, nuances, and legal work all parliamentary activity, – considers Valentine Matvienko. – Vyacheslav Volodin has done much for the improvement of the political, electoral system and its liberalization. Vyacheslav Viktorovich respectful to different points of view and maintain contacts with representatives across the political spectrum. He’s a staunch supporter of resolution of all issues through dialogue.
What is Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin personally participated in the elections in single-mandate constituency and showed a good result, too, speaks volumes. He is well known and respected in the regions. His professionalism, experience statesman, high working efficiency is obvious.
It is well known that Matvienko has never criticized the speakers “related” house of Parliament, but always only praised and signed the respect.
Here is what she said about the predecessor Volodina – Naryshkin: “it is Important to note that the Council of the Federation established business cooperation with the Duma. We had a good mutual understanding, fruitful cooperation with Sergei Evgenyevich Naryshkin. Largely because of this managed to take a number of very important laws.”
And before that she said such kind words words from now a third with the edge of the speaker of the state Duma Gryzlov. It was as soon as she became head of the Federation Council: “Boris Vyacheslavovich see eye to eye on issues of social and economic development of the country, improvement of the political system. We have two houses, but now they form one body”.