Putin took the presidential envoy in the northwestern Federal district Tsukanov for the post of assistant to the President

MOSCOW, December 25. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the presidential envoy to the northwestern Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov from this post and appointed him to the position of assistant local government.

“To appoint Tsukanov Nikolay Nikolaevich assistant to the President of the Russian Federation on issues of local self-government, freeing him from his post”, – stated in the text of the decree of the President.

He will become the 11th assistant to the President.

Nikolay Tsukanov was born on March 22 1965 in Gusev district, Kaliningrad region. In 1999 graduated from the Higher school of privatization and entrepreneurship in Moscow. From 2005 to 2010 – head of the Gusev district of the Kaliningrad region, from September 2010 to July 2016 – the Governor of the Kaliningrad region. 28 Jul 2016-Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the northwestern Federal district. Tsukanov – the candidate of psychological Sciences.

Awarded the medal of the order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree, order “For merit to the Kaliningrad region”, the medal “For merit to the Kaliningrad region”, the order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow II degree.