This was his comment on the decisions made on Sunday at the congress of the Party of Russian Regions, which is part of the bloc. The delegates decided to change the party's name for Rodina and to exclude the bloc's co-chairman Sergei Glazyev who also was the party's co-chairman and officially registered candidate for the March 14th presidential elections.
STATE DUMA RODINA FACTION TO DISCUSS SITUATION IN RODINA BLOC
MOSCOW, February 15, 2004. (RIA Novosti correspondent Alexandra Chebanu) -- The State Duma Rodina faction will gather very soon to discuss the situation in the bloc of the same name, head of the faction's press service Sergei Zavorotny has reported.