PETROZAVODSK, January 19. /Corr. Igor Lukyanov/. In Petrozavodsk city court on Tuesday will consider the claim of the former mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Chisinau to the city Council, which sent her into retirement for dereliction of office for three months or more.
The Prosecutor’s office will assess the decision of the Petrozavodsk city Council about the resignation of the mayor
“The Vice-President of the court Elena Lazareva will begin consideration of the claim of Galina Chisinau 19 January”, – said the press service of the court.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, Shirshina asks to recognize as unlawful and cancel the decision of the Petrozavodsk city Council about removing her to resign.
As told Shirshina, the statement of claim is about 70 pages. About the prospects of satisfaction of the claim it is difficult to say. “It will depend on many factors, including political, and how lawyers are trained, how the judge will want to thoroughly understand the essence of these issues,” suggested Shirshina.
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“We believe that all charges to Galina Chisinau legitimate and justified. They are described on the pages 68. Procedural aspects of dismissal, in our view, have been met. The last word behind court”, – said the press Secretary of the city Council of Petrozavodsk Marina Kabatak.
Deputies of the city Council of Petrozavodsk on December 25 2015 sent Galina Shirshina to resign for dereliction of duties within three and more months. Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen has expressed consent to its resignation. On December 29, the deputies of the Petrograd Soviet at the extraordinary session appointed acting head of the city Irina Miroshnik, who was previously the Deputy chief of staff of the city Council.
Shirshina the independent candidate was elected for five years by the mayor of Petrozavodsk, September 8, 2013 with the support of the regional branch of the party “Yabloko”. She scored 41.9 per cent votes ahead of the incumbent mayor Nikolay Levin (“United Russia”).