MOSCOW, September 29. /TASS/. This week the resignation of the heads of five Russian regions – Nizhny Novgorod and Samara regions, Nenets Autonomous district, Krasnoyarsk Krai and Dagestan. And if the first four regions were appointed acting managers, in Dagestan the Kremlin has not yet announced its decision.
The information that your post leaves the head of the Krasnoyarsk territory, came on 27 September from Instagram. “I’m leaving, and even leaving”, – cited the words Tolokonsky on his page in the social network, the Deputy speaker of the regional Parliament Alexey Kleshko. The official statement on the website of the Kremlin that Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation Tolokonsky, there were only 29 Sep, later there was a message on the appointment of acting head of the region.
Abdulatipov intention to resign was announced on September 27 in an interview with radio station “Moscow speaking”. According to the head of Dagestan, the Russian President and the head of administration thanked him for his work, and he offered them the nomination of the successor. On September 28 a meeting of the National Assembly of the Republic, he thanked the staff of the Parliament and the people of the region for joint work. To date, however, official announcements on the website of the Kremlin nor the resignation of the head of Dagestan, nor of his successor was not.
Rejuvenation and reconciliation
Noteworthy is the fact that three out of four officially appointed acting heads of regions not yet reached 50 years – the acting Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin (40), acting Governor of the Samara region Dmitry Azarov (47 years), acting Governor of the Nenets Autonomous area Alexander Tsybulsky (38). This series stands out just the acting Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region 62-year-old Alexander USS.
Commenting on the resignation Shantsev and the appointment of Nikitin, the head of Nizhny Novgorod branch of “Fund of development of civil society” Evgenie Semenov has noted that it “is due to the General trend, which is observed in the country is a trend to update the political and administrative elites.” He added that “the region was a problem of intra-elite conflicts” and expressed the hope that the new leadership of the Nizhny Novgorod region will be able to “reach a consensus in inter-elite relations.”
Political analyst Andrei Kolyadin noted TASS contradictions with regional elites and merkoushkin and Shantsev, explaining that “if it isn’t scary in the normal course of financial and economic activities of the region, in the course of campaigning in the presidential campaign it can cause some serious damage to”, “so and Shantsev, and Merkushin was taken such decisions.” The head of the Fund of civil society development (Fargo) Konstantin Kostin believes that the reason for the departure Merkushkin Governor, Samara region was a combination of factors, one of which is “outdated management practices”.
The Union of political and economic elites of the Krasnoyarsk territory will become the primary task of the acting Governor of the region of USSA, the Vice-speaker of the legislative Assembly of the territory of KLASCO, agree with him and the head of Fargo. The main purpose of the renovation of governors, in his opinion, is “improving the quality of governance in the new political, economic and legislative conditions.” The expert noted that “the Governor must have three qualities: needs to be a political leader able to represent the program, to win elections and to join regional elite, have experience of business management and to be a good lobbyist,” adding that the USS has the necessary qualities to control the region.
Successor Abdulatipov as head of Dagestan will need to pay attention to small businesses in the agricultural sector and the support of peasant farmers, said TASS member of the Committee on economic policy, industry, innovative development and entrepreneurship of the state Duma of Zaur Askenderov. He also drew attention to positive changes in the region under the Speakers – “managed to achieve the updates and “whitewashing” of the economy, to bring some business out of the shadows to begin the implementation of some priority projects, to increase investment activity in the Republic”.
The resignation of Koshin associated with the General trend around the country to update the elite and is possibly caused by problems with the budget of the region against the background of falling oil prices, resulted in unpopular decisions, said co-chair of the regional headquarters of the popular front (onf) in the NAO, a former Commissioner for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs in the area Valery Chuprov.
Further resignations are not excluded
The President of Russia continues to deal with regional issues, reported the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in response to the question TASS on further rotation of the Governor’s staff.
The CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova said that she was pleased with the resignation of heads of regions of the Russian Federation, after there was information about the resignations of Nizhny Novgorod and Samara regions and Krasnoyarsk territory . “I hope that this is the proportion of our work is large. These are the regions for which we had claims for the elections”, – she said. However, Pamfilova did not specify the resignation of what governors have in mind.
As reported in the CEC, the elections of governors, where he spent his early retirement, to be held in a single voting day in September 2018. According to the CEC member Yevgeny Shevchenko, the combination of gubernatorial elections with presidential, which is scheduled for March 2018, “it is impossible because of the law.”