Kirov government appointed Alexey Kuznetsov, the acting Governor of the region, the statement said the press service. Acting head of the region Nikita Belykh is under arrest on charges of receiving a bribe in especially large size.
Kirovskie authorities said that Kuznetsov has a comprehensive scope of the powers” necessary for the job. “In his competence solution to all current problems”, — stated in the message.
In the administration of the government stressed that all the officials are working “in accordance with applicable plans and regulations, and the Deputy governors and Ministers are in the workplace and perform their duties.
Kirov authorities have assured that the implementation of all currently existing and all previously scheduled programs and projects will continue.
The Kremlin said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet made any personnel decisions across the Kirov region. “When he does, we will inform. To wait for the court decision is not necessary. There are different formulations, which allow to discharge the head of region from office”, — said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.