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MOSCOW, December 17 (Itar-Tass) — The United Russia Party has approved Andrei Vorobyov, head of the party’s Executive Committee, as leader of the faction in the State Duma, a source to the party’s Supreme Council told Itar-Tass.
In addition, Vorobyov will be also nominated as deputy speaker of the State Duma.
“Of course, he is distinguished person. He was struggling for the victory very energetically. He is very promising. He can be considered leader of the faction,” first deputy secretary of the UR General Council Presidium Andrei Isayev said earlier on Saturday.