The head of Balashikha near Moscow Eugene Zhirkov wrote a letter of resignation. It happened shortly after the President of Russia Vladimir Putin drew attention to the dump, which for many years has poisoned the life of the residents of the suburbs.
“On June 27, the head of city district Balashikha Eugene Zhirkov has written the application for addition of powers at own will”, – informs “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Governor and the government of the Moscow region.
It is noted that the acting city appointed the first Deputy head of administration of city district Balashikha Lily Tatevosyan.
We will remind, during last “a Straight line” with Russian President residents of Balashikha complained about a landfill, which settled 200 metres from the houses. To solve the problem, officials could not a few years.
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Shortly after the “Straight line” Putin gathered officials, including the head of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov and the Ministry of environment Sergey Donskoy, and then gave them a month to eliminate the landfill. And the next day the government of Moscow region reported about the closure of the facility.