KRASNOYARSK, on September 29. /TASS/. Appointed on Friday vrio the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region 62-year-old Alexander USS, nearly 20 years before the present head of the Parliament of the region should consolidate the society to solve the problem of the budget deficit, according to respondents TASS experts and politicians. He USS the Agency said it has no plans of revolutionary changes.
On Friday, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory, the 64-year-old Viktor Tolokonsky, who announced resignation on 27 September, and appointed acting head of the region the Chairman of Legislative Assembly of edge Alexander USSA.
“Alexander will consolidate the efforts of society before important events 2019 Universiade and the 400-year anniversary of Yeniseisk, on the actually the former capital of Eastern Siberia,” – said TASS Deputy of the state Duma Victor Zubarev.
According to the Vice-speaker of legislative Assembly of edge Alexey Kleshko, for the region the most urgent problem is a good preparation for the Universiade in 2019. “Naturally, this will be a key task. It is clear that collapses all the current problems – and the snow which has filled the fields with the harvest, and many other things. But in socio – political terms, it seems to me that before Alexander Viktorovich, will be the task of consolidation of the elites of the political, economic, scientific, cultural”, – said the Agency klesko.
Candidate since 2002
In September 2002, the OSS was a rival of Alexander Khloponin at the elections of the head of Krasnoyarsk region. Khloponin then won more votes, however the regional election Committee has twice refused to recognize the elections, citing violations. As a result, 3 Oct 2002 both opponents in the Kremlin took Putin and appointed Khloponin acting Governor until the decision of the head of the Krasnoyarsk territory legally (he was confirmed in office by the regional Commission a few days later).
The President at the meeting drew attention that the USS remains a very important post of Chairman of legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk region, and expressed hope for the cooperation of all branches of government in the interests of effective development of the region.
USS is one of the most experienced politicians in the region and the representative of the Krasnoyarsk elite, which came from almost 20 years it held a post of the head of region. In 1998, the native of edge Valery Zubov as Governor and was succeeded by General Alexander Lebed. In 2002, the USS lost the election Khloponin, the former then Governor of Taimyr. Then the Governor became another “comes from the North” – Lev Kuznetsov, in 2014, handed the baton to the native of the Novosibirsk region Victor Tolokonsky.
In the 2002 elections bard Vyacheslav Medianik wrote a song about the USS with the refrain “Our trump ACE – the Governor of the OSS”. During the reign of any of the governors, the Chairman of the regional Parliament, was considered the leader of the Krasnoyarsk elite.
“USS is one of probably the most experienced politicians in the region. This is evidenced by the large number of elections (in the legislative Assembly – approx. TASS) which he won, long leadership of the legislature, where, as you know, is present in representatives of all major Federal including the parliamentary parties, [he] has a lot of other contacts with heads of business entities, a long period of being in the leadership of the region,” said klesko.
According to Zubarev, some of the acting was taken into account, the value of the Krasnoyarsk territory as a powerful industrial area required the selection of an experienced politician, is able to immediately join in the work. “The position to which he for many years was offered to him”, – said the head of the LDPR faction in the legislative Assembly of the territory Alexander Gliskov.
In conversation with TASS, USS announced that it plans revolutionary changes in government. “I have no likes and dislikes towards people, I have a simple approach is matching these people to the task”, he said.
Among medium-term objectives, acting head of the region called the elections of the President of Russia in March 2018 in a quiet environment and the preparation of the Krasnoyarsk winter Universiade – 2019. He also promised that at the end of the year a little would reduce the budget deficit.
“Among the strategic objectives is to make the Krasnoyarsk region and Krasnoyarsk city attractive for investment, and then one of the tools is the holding of our Universiade, this will give our region’s notoriety and attractiveness. Krasnoyarsk region should become a region-the locomotive in the implementation of the Eastern vector, Russia, for this we need to offer projects at the Federal level,” noted USS.
The deficit and the mayor
“Problems tangle. We have a financial hole in the budget deficit, the national debt. There are problems of management of territories”, – said the Krasnoyarsk political scientist Sergey Komaritsyn. In 2017 the deficit of the regional Treasury scheduled more than 14 billion rubles on revenue of about 192 billion rubles. The national debt of the region has exceeded 100 billion roubles.
Director of the Institute of Economics, management and nature management Siberian Federal University Evgenia Bukharova also believes that the large deficit in the regional Treasury is one of the main problems of the region. In her opinion, should be changes in the “resource management system, the system of interbudgetary relations, the new leader of the region able to do it.”
According to Peskova, one of the primary challenges now for the government – the election of the mayor of Krasnoyarsk. “We are in the procedure of election of the mayor of Krasnoyarsk, quite a difficult situation. Given the position of Alexander USSA, in respect of mismanagement, which in the city we have going on, I do not exclude that will be taken some fundamental decisions,” he said.