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Friday, January 19, 2018

The Governor of the Samara region Merkushin dismissed

Samara region Governor Nikolay Merkushkin dismissed by the Kremlin, the President signed his petition about it.

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“To accept resignation of the Governor of the Samara region Merkushkin N. And. at his own request”, — stated in the decree.

Temporarily fulfilling duties of the head of the Samara region appointed head of the Samara Dmitry Azarov.

The Merkushkin was appointed the special representative of the President on interaction with the world Congress of Finno-Ugric peoples.

Recall that the now ex-head of the region was involved in many scandals: the property allegedly belonging to him and his entourage, was found in Moscow Alexei Navalny, Merkushin threatened voters, requiring them to vote for “United Russia” and was also known for its extremely lengthy and long speeches.

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