Gaidar announced his retirement from the post of Deputy President


The acting Deputy Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration on social Affairs, Maria Gaidar said that he wrote a letter of resignation from his post, according to Odessa “Timer”. Activists of “self-Defense of Odessa” and local “Automaidan” demanded that she resigned and left Ukraine, says the publication, posting photos in which Gaidar talks with people.

“I’m resigning as Deputy, all the cases will lead Solomiya [Deputy head of administration Mikhail Saakashvili Salome Bobrovskaya]. We want to divide the departments of health and social policy. We will continue our open competitions, I’m here to work honestly” — quotes its zasilanie “Timer”.

The publication says that Gaidar was not going to leave Ukraine and intends to work as an adviser to the Governor Saakashvili.

At the time of preparation of this material on the website of the Odessa regional administration information on the resignation of Gaidar was not. The employee a press-services of the Odessa regional state administration stated that information about the dismissal of Maria Gaidar “at the moment does not correspond to reality”.

Activists put forward strict requirements to Gaidar. “Remove the headdress, get on your knees and ask forgiveness, — quotes “Timer” activist, Natalia Pranzhu. — Four hours of the day, during working hours, you were in the restaurant “Mimino”. I am against people like you, and I will go out and do everything to make you leave. You are a disgrace to Saakashvili, you are a disgrace to his team”.

May 1, entered into force a new law on civil service in Ukraine, which prohibits officials to have a second citizenship, and to combine the position of Deputy Governor and the Deputy status. Gaidar was elected to the regional Council in the fall of 2015. Her assistant Victoria Siberia in early may said that the issue will be resolved in the near future. “Maria Gaidar will continue to perform his duties of Deputy Chairman of regional state administration, while there is an interpretation employees legal Department,” she said. According to assistant, Gaidar has no plans to otkazyvatsa from the Deputy mandate.

Previously as acting Deputy Saakashvili left Alexander Borovik — in addition to the citizenship of Ukraine he had the German nationality. At the same time and he stayed on as adviser to the head of the regional administration.

For the post of Vice-Governor Gaidar was appointed by order of Saakashvili as of January 13, 2016. Prior to that, she July 17, 2015, he was his Advisor. 4 August of the same year the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave Gaidar citizenship of the country. August 7, Gaidar said that he wrote the letter of refusal from Russian citizenship, because it is a condition for obtaining Ukrainian passports.