Mikhail Zurabov I took the first step on a way to a post of the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Ukraine. Tonight the State Duma Committee on affairs of the CIS and communications with compatriots seven voices from eight approved its appointment to this post.
"Zurabov proved to be the practical person and the rigid manager on posts held earlier, and these qualities are necessary today in российско - the Ukrainian relationship", - noted following the results of vote the head of committee Alexey Ostrovsky.
With it the Duma speaker was solidaryBoris Gryzlov. "We know Mikhail Zurabov rather well and those qualities which he possesses. These are enough people sociable, with good memory, we know it, the person who can be turned out from any situations. I think what exactly such candidate will be suitable for work in Ukraine", - the chairman of the lower house of parliament declared.
Absolutely the deputy Alexander Hinstein has other position: "More rigid answer to Ukraine on gas peripetias, than Zurabov's message, it is difficult to present. After all Mikhail Yuryevich - our confidential bacteriological weapon as everything that is round it in radius of 100 meters, perishes".
Political "guessing on a coffee thick" about Victor Chernomyrdin's successor began last week when that during farewell the press - conferences in Kiev reported that it will be replaced by "the young, nice, dark, former minister". Then analysts and mass media touched many: the head of "Rosatom" Sergey Kiriyenko, the special representative of the president on the international power cooperation Igor Yusufov, the presidentns deputy chief of staff Alexey Gromov, статс - the secretary Russian Grigory Karasin and even Boris Nemtsov's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.