Vladimir Torlopov, who was discharged as Governor of the Republic of Komi on Friday, is offered the post of Senator of the republic in the Russian Federation Council, says Head of the Northwest Federal District Ilya Klebanov.
– At a meeting with the United Russia party fraction in the Komi Parliament Ilya Klebanov informed that Vladimir Torlopov can continue his political career as Senator for his home republic, if he wants, Komi Parliament member Bella Zabrovskaya told RIA Novosti. Continue reading
Long-serving Vladimir Torlopov is on President Dmitry Medvedev’s list of candidates for governor in the Komi Republic. That makes it likely that the regional leader is given green light for another term.
According to a press release from the President’s office, Vladimir Torlopov is one of three proposed candidates for the leading position in the Komi Republic. The other candidates are current Komi Deputy Governor Vyacheslav Gaizer and the region’s representative in the Federation Council, Igor Vasiliev. Continue reading