The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko
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MOSCOW, September 26. /TASS/. Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, which is actively opposed to the 137-th Assembly of the inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Russia, still waiting in St. Petersburg. This was announced by the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko in interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, published on Tuesday.