Ivan Demidov, now occupying the post of head of the ideological department of the United Russia party, will go to work in the presidential administration. Presumably, Demidov will head the department for interaction with public associations, which is under the administration of the internal policy of the administration. This department is headed by Oleg Govorun, and is supervised by the direction of his work Vladislav Surkov.
Ivan Demidov declined to comment on information about the imminent change of place of work, but said that he "intends to work even more than before."
Demidov became famous for his work on television: in the 1990s, he led the popular program “Muzoboz”, held senior positions on the TV channel “Moscow 6”. In 2005, he took up the youth policy of United Russia and became the coordinator of the Young Guard. He became the head of the party’s ideological department in February 2008.