CHERKESSK, September 29. /TASS/. The head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov said that he had not seen the reports of experts and reports in the media about the possibility of his resignation and that continues to work normally.
On Tuesday, the communication holding “Minchenko Consulting” published a report according to which the head of Kalmykia is the only one of the heads of regions of southern Federal district fell into the “red zone” rating – high, according to the compilers of the ranking, the probability of resignation. After this information was publicized in the media.
“I’m working. In operation, – said Orlov, TASS, answering the question that it can meet the experts who have made it into the ‘red zone’ rating. I haven’t read, saw nothing, nothing to say”.
Orlov 55 years, he has headed the region since 2010, when it was succeeded by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. In 2014 he was re-elected. His term expires in 2019.
Earlier the President of Russia accepted the resignation of the Governor of the Novgorod region Valery Shantsev and appointed acting head of the region first Deputy head of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Gleb Nikitin. Also from the post of Governor of the Samara region has left Nikolay Merkushkin, acting head of the region appointed a member of the Federation Council Dmitry Azarov. On Friday, the head of state accepted the resignation of Viktor Tolokonsky as Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory and appointed acting head of region speaker of regional Parliament Alexander USS.