PETROZAVODSK, March 2. /Corr. Igor Lukyanov/. Collegium on administrative cases of the Supreme court of Karelia upheld the decision of the deputies of the city Council of Petrozavodsk for the resignation of mayor Galina Chisinau, the correspondent of TASS from the courtroom.
The city Council of Petrozavodsk has recognized unsatisfactory work of Galina Chisinau
“The judicial Board has defined: the decision of the Petrozavodsk city court in the present case to leave without change, the appeal complaint without satisfaction,” said judge Roman Solyanikov.
In January 2016 the Petrozavodsk city court confirmed the legality of the resignation. After that Shirshina appealed the decision of the court of first instance in the armed forces of the Republic of Karelia. Shirshina and her lawyer asked to cancel the decision of the court of first instance and to accept the decision of deputies about removing the mayor from office was illegal.
“The findings of the court and deputies of evasion from execution of powers I don’t fully agree,” said Shirshina.
The representative of the city Council Anton Krylov asked the court not satisfy the appeal complaint ex-the city administrator’s wife and insisted that she has not coped with their duties. The representative of the city hall of Petrozavodsk today at the session of the court was not requested to consider the appeal without him.
The Supreme court of Karelia has also refused to satisfy the petition of Chisinau about to call witnesses to the court.
Deputies of the city Council of Petrozavodsk on December 25 2015 sent Shirshina the mayor to resign for dereliction of duties within three and more months. Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen has expressed consent to its resignation. December 29, deputies at the extraordinary session appointed acting head of the city Irina Miroshnik, who was previously Deputy head of the office of the city Council. After that Shirshina began to challenge the resignation in court.
The independent candidate Galina Shirshina 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”).