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Opposition parties will return to the State Duma on Friday

October 15 2009

Parliamentary crisis, which began to speak in opposition environment has ended, and before it began. Yesterday, three members of the parliamentary factions (the Liberal Democratic Party, the Communist Party and Just Russia ") left the plenary hall Duma in protest against the election results on October 11. However, their move did not last long and today representatives of the LDPR and A Just Russia promised to appear at Friday's plenary session of the lower house of parliament.

Opposition members demanded a meeting with President Dmitry Medvedev as a guarantor of the constitution, to discuss the violations during the past 11 October a single day of voting.

According to press secretary Natalia Timakova head of state, the president talks to the leaders of Duma factions on a scheduled basis, in consultation with political parties, but "over the next ten days of such meeting is not planned," she explained. Nevertheless, on Wednesday the leaders of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Communist Party have talked about it with President Dmitry Medvedev on the phone, and seems to have remained satisfied with the outcome of negotiations. At least Vladimir Zhirinovsky announced the end of the demarche, and return to work at the plenary meeting the State Duma.

Faction of the party "Fair Russia", as returns on Friday in the plenary hall Duma. "We conclude that, following consultations within the faction and the faction holding the meeting on Friday at 9.30 am, most likely direction will bow to the fact that we will attend the plenary session," - told RIA Novosti Vice-Speaker of the State Duma faction SR Alexander Babakov .

Babakov also reported that at a meeting of the Council of the Duma on Thursday, "Fair Russia" has the answers to key questions, which forced her to leave on Wednesday, the plenary hall. In particular, the SRs would meet with the Central Election Commission head Vladimir Churov. "This decision was taken," - said Babakov. Earlier, State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov, the Duma Council on the question of inviting Churov on October 23 was included in the agenda of Friday's meeting.

Another demand put forward by the Socialist-Revolutionaries - the amendments to the regulations of the State Duma factions for securing the right to speak at the beginning of the plenary meetings, statements on important socio-economic and political issues - has been adopted to guide the discussion of the House. Boris Gryzlov also said that the proposal of amendments to the regulations - it is normal operating procedure, which can be discussed and some proposals may be supported, and some rejected.

Communists until a pause, but they are likely to follow the example of his parliamentary colleagues. At least, as noted by Boris Gryzlov, today during the day will be held the necessary consultations and tomorrow at a plenary session of "all factions must work." "Yesterday proved to be, we must come to their senses and come to work" - said Gryzlov told reporters.

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