Natalia Poklonskaya will not take part in the new elections to the State Duma
State Duma deputy Natalya Poklonskaya announced the withdrawal of her candidacy from the United Russia primaries. Poklonskaya’s video message posted on her social networks
The deputy added that she is moving to a new job. Which one, she promised to tell later.
I do not disappear and do not disappear. See you soon at my receptions in Crimea. <…> I will also say that I will be able to put on the jacket again. Just let it remain an intrigue, which one.
The primaries of the United Russia party, which will select candidates for the elections to the State Duma, began on May 24 and will last until May 30.
Natalia Poklonskaya gained fame in 2014 when she became the prosecutor of Crimea. She held this position for two years, after which she was elected to the State Duma from the United Russia party.
In 2017, Poklonskaya organized a campaign against the film “Matilda” about the Russian Emperor Nicholas II. In 2018, she became the only United Russia deputy to vote against raising the retirement age.