Sunday, 4 December 2011

Plushchenko quits A Just Russia

Just two days before the State Duma elections on Dec. 4, Olympic champion figure skater and St. Petersburg legislative assembly deputy, Yevgeny Plushchenko, has announced that he has quit A Just Russia party. Plushchenko was not included on the party’s voting list for the elections. He said he regretted not making his announcement earlier as “unfortunately, he did not have time. Plushchenko became a deputy in 2007, but rarely attended the parliamentary sessions.

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