The Presidium of the political Council of the Moscow branch of “United Russia” has deprived of the former Deputy of the state Duma singer Maria Maksakova membership in the party. This was announced by the Secretary of the regional cell ER Andrey Metelsky Thursday, February 16, RIA Novosti reported.
“Today a meeting of the Presidium, which was held on the question of membership Maria Maksakova in the party. Maksakova was unanimously expelled from the party,” he said.
The reason for this decision was data on that Maksakova has the nationality of Germany, said Metelsky.
Earlier he said that the former MP has the right to appeal their exclusion to the higher party instances.
On February 15 in an interview with radio station “Kommersant FM”, the singer said that has dual citizenship “from birth”, which she never hid. In addition, she stated that the criminal case against her husband — former MP Denis Boronenkov (CPRF) — “fabricated from the first to the last letter.”
Earlier in the day the Investigative Committee of Russia issued a decree about bringing Boronenkov as a defendant of fraud in especially large size Boronenkov and declared the Federal wanted list. Him in absentia accused of the organisation in 2011 of raider capture of the building in the center of Moscow worth five million dollars.
In the period from 2011 to 2016 Maksakova was the Deputy of the state Duma of the sixth convocation.