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 Russian parliament sacks its only member who voted against occupation of Crimea

Today, June 10, the Russian State Duma stripped lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev of his powers for alleged systematic failing in his duties including absenteeism.

Censor.NET reports citing TASS.

The decision was supported by 413 MPs while three lawmakers voted against.

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It should be noted that Ponomarev was the only Member of the Russian Parliament who voted against the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n392806