Sent by Russian President Vladimir Putin to resign at his own request ex-Governor of Samara region Nikolai Merkushkin said that may soon be announced and other dismissals of heads of regions.
“Including, now, perhaps, there will be action on other governors”, – quotes “Interfax” of a word Merkushina. He added that most likely there is “a certain list”.
According to Merkushkin, the current political trend aimed at lowering the age of heads of regions.
“It is necessary that this trend is realized the elite in the country that does not need any cost to refrain,” said the ex-Governor.
Acting Governor until the inauguration of the person elected the Governor of the Samara region appointed Senator Dmitry Azarov, in 2010-2014 served as mayor of Samara.