Ex-mayor Galina Shirshina demanded to recognize illegal the decision of deputies of city Council who submitted her resignation on 25 December, citing its decision in that she had not performed their duties.
MOSCOW, 21 Jan. The Petrozavodsk city court has refused satisfaction of the claim of the ex-mayor Galina Chisinau, which demanded to recognize illegal the decision of deputies of city Council, sent in her resignation, said the head of the press service of the Petrozavodsk city Council Marina Kabatak.
Deputies on December 25 voted for resignation of Chisinau and motivated by the fact that she had not performed their duties. Shirshina consider the claims as unfair and has challenged the decision of the city Council in court. The first meeting was held on Tuesday. The defendant had the Petrozavodsk city Council, the interested person – the administration of the city.
The process lasted two days: witnesses were heard the plaintiff and the defendant and oral arguments were held. Shirshina objected to the assessment that her work gave the deputies and pointed out the violation of the procedure of resignation.
“The court refused satisfaction of the claim”, — said Thursday the Agency interlocutor.
Earlier it was reported that if the court decides in favor of Chisinau, she will continue to lead the city. If the court accepts her resignation lawful, will be created a special Commission consisting of deputies of the Petrograd Soviet and the representatives of the head of Karelia. The Commission will select the candidates for deputies will elect a new head of Petrozavodsk.
Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova, on Monday expressed readiness in the framework of the plenary powers to render the former head of the Petrozavodsk support at the relevant stage of the judicial process. Initiative group of citizens declared intention to hold a referendum on Recalling the deputies of the city Council, which sent Sirchio resigned, and have already submitted the corresponding petition to the election Commission. Shirshina was elected to the post of head of Petrozavodsk in 2013 with the support of the party “Yabloko”.