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Fair Russia Leader Seeks To Oust MP For Opposing Crimea Accession – 30 April 2014

RT logoSergey Mironov has demanded that State Duma deputy, Ilya Ponomaryov, quit his post as his behavior damaged the reputation of the Fair Russia party. The MP replied that he would fight for his seat ‘to the end.’

Mironov addressed Ponomaryov in an open letter published on social networks, in which he quoted the MP’s own recent statement opposing Crimea’s accession to the Russian Federation and calling Russia’s support of the Crimean referendum decision “a hypocritical and lowly deed.”Mironov went on to cesure Ponomaryov’s attitude to the Fair Russia party as “immoral and ignoble” and called for him to give up his parliamentary mandate.

Ilya Ponomaryov was the only Lower House member who voted against the package of bills that allowed the accession.

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