KALININGRAD, September 29. /TASS/. Anton Alikhanov, who on September 17 turned 31, has officially entered a post of the Governor of the Kaliningrad region, becoming the youngest elected head of a region in Russia. The session of the regional Duma devoted to ceremony, took place on Friday in the regional drama theatre.
“I want to thank everyone who entered September 10 to the polls and voted, and voted for our team, for our program, I want to thank my team. . I am confident that together we can do much to ensure that we are all together proud of the Kaliningrad oblast to the pride was full of all our citizens,” said Alikhanov during the ceremony.
In the session of the Duma was also attended by the presidential envoy in the northwestern Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov, who headed the region from 30 August 2010 to 28 July 2016.
Anton Alikhanov was born on 17 September 1986 in the city of Sukhumi. Graduated from Russian state tax Academy of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation in the field of “Finance and credit” and “jurisprudence”, is a candidate of economic Sciences. Since 2010 worked in the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation, since 2013, he transferred to the public service in the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation. 22 September 2015, was appointed Deputy Chairman of the government of the Kaliningrad region.
30 Jul 2016 Alikhanov was appointed acting head of the regional government. 6 Oct 2016 presidential decree of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin was appointed acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region. On elections of the Governor of 10 September 2017 chief Executive officer (“United Russia”) has scored a victory, receiving the support of 81,06% of the vote.