Next week would be retiring head of the Ryazan region Oleg Kovalev told to “Rain” three sources close to the Kremlin. He calls the channel is not answered. On duty in his office said, “This is not a comment, call tomorrow”. Did not answer the question and press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
The reason is not so much the difficulties in the region, many health problems have Kovalev, one of the sources says “Rain”. According to the interlocutor of the channel, it can be difficult to work for another term after his term is up this year.
Kovalev can change the Deputy of the state Duma Nikolay Lyubimov, a native of the neighboring Kaluga region, said a source close to the authorities of the region. This information was confirmed by a Federal official and a person close to the Kremlin. He Lyubimov said about the possible appointment knows nothing.
According to interlocutors of “Rain” will be held and the resignation of the head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen, however, most likely, later. The change considers the Deputy Minister of natural resources Ivan Valentine. Earlier on Wednesday, the 8th of February, about the possible resignation of Judilynn wrote Vedomosti, citing two sources close to the Kremlin.
Also discussed is the question of the resignation of the head of the Novgorod region Sergey Mitin, according to the source of “Rain” close to the Kremlin.
The resignation of the Governor of Ryazan will be the fourth for the last time. 12 Jan resignation was asked by the head of Adygea Aslan Tkhakushinov, who was replaced by Murat Kumpilov. 6 Feb left the post of the Governor of Perm region Viktor Basargin, followed by the head of Buryatia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn.
As reported on 6 February, “Vedomosti” referring to a former Federal official and close to the Kremlin source, it is expected the resignation of the five governors. Called, in particular, the head of the Buryatia Republic and the Perm region, who subsequently resigned. Also, “under close observation”, noted the newspaper, regions such as Karelia (Alexander Khudilainen), and Ryazan (Oleg Kovalev), Sverdlovsk (Evgeny Kuyvashev), Novgorod (Sergei Mitin) and Ivanovo (Pavel Konkov) region.