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State Duma deputy Sergei Sokol is in a special military operation zone. archive photo

State Duma deputy Sergei Sokol returned to Khakassia after serving in the NVO region

KRASNOYARSK, April 20 – RIA Novosti. State Duma deputy from United Russia Sergei Sokol return to Khakassia after serving as a volunteer in a special military operations zone.

At the end of September 2022, Sokol wrote a statement to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the leadership of the United Russia with a request to voluntarily send him to the NVO region, and in October he left for training. It is known that he served in the combat coordination unit BARS “Cascade” air reconnaissance unit. He extended his contract in January. In early April, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree awarding Sokol the Order of Courage.

“Finally in the land of the Khakas!” – said Sokol on the telegram channel.

Earlier, a number of media outlets, including RBC and Kommersant, reported that 52-year-old Sokol in 2023 could be a candidate from United Russia in the presidential election in Khakassia, which will be held in September. Sokol himself did not comment on this information. He previously held the posts of Deputy Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Irkutsk Territory, was Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk Territory. In 2020, he became a deputy of the State Duma of the VII convocation, in 2021 he was elected to the State Duma of the VIII convocation for Khakassia.

President Vladimir Putin - RIA Novosti, 1920, 19.04.2023

Putin described his visit to the special operations zone

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