Rodina co-chairperson and leader of the State Duma faction bearing the same name Sergei Glazyev, speaking at the Rodina movement's constituent conference, said: "It is very important to keep the door open to all." He also admitted that differences on tactical and may be political elements will appear inside the organization . "Such problems will constantly emerge but they should not be feared", Glazyev said.
During February it is planned to hold constituent meetings of the Rodina People's Patriotic Union in regions. It is planned to finish setting up local cells by the end of February. The organization's congress which will finally approve the programme documents and finalize all the organizational aspects is slated to be held on March 7.
The Rodina bloc, set up in September 2003, won about 9 per cent of the vote at the parliamentary elections in December 2003.