Valery Shantsev will leave the post of Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region, informs “Kommersant”. According to the newspaper, the decision was taken at a meeting of the head region with the leadership of the presidential administration of Russia on September 20.
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According to “Kommersant”, about his likely departure Shantsev as Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region became known in early September. Then he said he will retire before the end of the year.
Close to the Kremlin interlocutors noted that the policy of staff rotation among the heads of the regions will continue in the coming months the posts may leave at least a dozen acting governors, including early. Speech, in particular, was about Nizhny Novgorod and Samara regions.
After a single voting day, September 10, RBC wrote that in the Kremlin the outcome of the regional elections regarded as a “request for renewal” of the governors. Then in 16 subjects, candidates were elected, acting governors and candidates from “United Russia”.
Wednesday, 20 September, President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with 16 governors. On it the head of state said that he was “pleased” with the outcome of the election. No complaints about the voter turnout, which in many regions has been at a record low level or lack of competition had not.
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We will note that Valery Shantsev this year has been 70 years. The post of Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region he took over in 2005, and in 2014 voted for by 86% of voters.