President Vladimir Putin has appointed the Deputy of the State Duma Nikolay Lyubimov acting Governor of Ryazan region. This was reported on the Kremlin website.
The same decree the President has accepted the resignation of the head of region Oleg Kovalev. The decree comes into force from the day of its signing.
That Oleg Kovalyov, who served as Governor of the Ryazan region, announced the early resignation became known on the morning of February 14. He does not intend to participate in the autumn elections of the Governor.