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MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The State Duma has endorsed Head of the Civil Dignity organization Ella Pamfilova as new Russian Ombudsperson.
Ella Pamfilova was elected to this post by secret ballot by a majority of 344 deputies with three votes against and no abstentions.
Vladimir Lukin, who had occupied this post until now, is leaving his post after ten years in office.
Ella Pamfilova was born in the city of Almalyk (Uzbekistan) in 1953. In 1976 Pamfilova graduated from the Moscow Institute of Energy.
Pamfilova has been attending to problems of human rights for more than ten years now. In 2002 -2010 Pamfilova headed presidential Commission for Human Rights. Throughout her career in different state posts Pamfilova attended to problems of social politics. In 1991-1994 Pamfilova was Russia's social welfare minister.