MOSCOW, December 25. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the Decree “On early termination of powers of the Governor of the Voronezh region”.
“In connection with the statement of the Governor of Voronezh region Gordeev A.V. on early termination of powers and in accordance with subparagraph “C” of paragraph 1 and subparagraph “a” of paragraph 9 of article 19 of the Federal law of 6 October 1999 No. 184-FZ “On General principles of organization of legislative (representative) and Executive bodies of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation” I decide: to Accept resignation of the Governor of Voronezh region Gordeev A.V. on their own”, – the document says.
The same decree the President has appointed Alexander Gusev acting Governor of the Voronezh region until the entry into office of a person elected the Governor of the Voronezh region”.
Alexander Gusev from September 8, 2013 holds the position of mayor of the city of Voronezh. Before April 2009 to September 2013, he replaced state post of the Voronezh region: Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Department of industry, transport and communications; Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Department of industry, transport, communication and innovation; Deputy Governor – first Deputy Chairman of the regional government.