Pamfilova ready to help the ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk to challenge the dismissal

Pamfilova ready to help the ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk to challenge the dismissal


The Petrozavodsk city Council of deputies voted for resignation of mayor Galina Chisinau, explaining the decision by saying that she had not performed their duties. Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expressed readiness to provide Chisinau support during the trial.

MOSCOW, 18 Dec –. Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova in the framework of its powers is ready to provide support at an appropriate stage of the trial ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Chisinau, removed from this post and appeal the decision in court, according to the website of the Ombudsman.

Deputies of the city Council of Petrozavodsk at the meeting of December 25, voted for resignation of the head of Chisinau. Deputies explained the decision by saying that she had not performed their duties. Itself Shirshina consider the claims to be unfair and disputes the decision of the city Council in court. The first hearing on the case on Tuesday morning. The defendant claimed the Petrozavodsk city Council, the interested person – the administration of the city.

Monday Pamfilova met with former head of the city. During the meeting they discussed issues related to the lawfulness of procedures of early retirement Chisinau, “as well as with other circumstances, caused the change of the head of the city”, the website Pamfilova.

“The Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expressed readiness in the framework of its powers to provide Chisinau support at the relevant stage of the judicial process”, — stated in the message.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the Petrozavodsk city Council Marina Kabatek said that if Shirshina he will appeal his dismissal in court, there are two options. If the court decides in favor of Chisinau, she will continue to lead the city. If the court finds the decision to dismiss the legitimate, will be created a special Commission consisting of deputies of the city Council and representatives of the head of Karelia. The Commission will select the applicants for the position of city Manager. Then their nominations will be submitted for session of the city Council and by secret ballot, MPs will decide which candidates will be appointed as the city Manager of the city of Petrozavodsk.