Among the candidates for the post of Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region considers the first Deputy head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia 47-year-old Maxim Akimov, said on Thursday, September 21 “Газета.Ru” citing two knowledgeable sources close to the presidential administration of Russia. However, according to one of them, the final decision on this matter is still pending.
Akimov is a native of the Kaluga region and for a long time worked in the government of the region.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has promised to inform about possible resignation of the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev in the event that if the appropriate personnel decision will be made.
Read the material Shantsev commented on the reports about his resignation