21/10/2014 16:01
RIA Novosti

Society

Fedotov to Keep Top Presidential Human Rights Council Post

06:19 28/05/2012
MOSCOW, May 28 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Fedotov

Mikhail Fedotov, the head of the presidential council on human rights, will keep his post under President Vladimir Putin, business daily Kommersant reported on Monday.

Putin reappointed Fedotov as his advisor on Saturday.

“My reappointment as a president’s advisor stipulates that I will keep my post as head of the presidential human rights council,” the newspaper quoted Fedotov as saying.

Most of the current council members are also likely to maintain their posts, he added.

Putin returned to the Kremlin for a third presidential term on May 7, after serving four years as prime minister.

Shortly before his inauguration, a few members of the presidential council said they would leave their posts in the near future. They said they were planning to continue their work by forming a non-governmental organization to deal with anti-corruption and human rights issues.

Fedotov was appointed the council's head by then-President Dmitry Medvedev in October 2010.

 

  • Add to blog
  • Send to friend
  • Share

Add to blog

You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.

Publication code:

Preview:

RIA NovostiMikhail FedotovFedotov to Keep Top Presidential Human Rights Council Post

06:19 28/05/2012 Mikhail Fedotov, the head of the presidential council on human rights, will keep his post under President Vladimir Putin>>

Send by e-mail

All fields are required!




Leave a comment

    Рейтинг@Mail.ru
    © 2014  RIA Novosti
    Some material may be inappropriate for those under 18