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Chess player Sergey Karjakin became the member of the Public chamber, approved by Vladimir Putin. On March 13, the athlete has published in his Twitter written proposal of the President to enter into the chamber, and then told RBC that took it

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved the 40 members of the Public chamber, among which chess player Sergey Karjakin. The corresponding decree published on the official portal of legal information.

That the President offered to enter into a new composition of the Public chamber, Karyakin said on March 13 in his Twitter.

Following this, the player said that he accepted the offer. Explaining the reasons for the decision, he said he respected Putin”, and like a strong President, and as someone who does a lot for the development of chess”. “Therefore, considering that the offer I received from him personally, refuse to think it is wrong,” — said Karjakin . In public office, he said, he intends to promote a healthy lifestyle, family values and chess.