• 12 October 2017
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Pskov Governor Andrey Turchak is the last to go

A series of governor resignations in Russia has come to an end. Andrey Turchak, the head of the Pskov region, will be the last governor to leave, RBC wrote quoting a source close to the presidential administration.

Turchak is going to head the General Council of United Russia. He will replace Sergei Neverov, who has become the head of the party’s faction in the State Duma replacing Vladimir Vasiliev, who is now the acting head of Dagestan.

According to RBC, Turchak’s appointment will be announced on 12th or 13th of October.

The period since the end of September has seen governor resignations in the Samara region, Nizhny Novgorod region, Novosibirsk region, Kemerovo region, Ivanovo region, Orel region, Krasnoyarsk region, Primorsky region, Dagestan and the Nenets Autonomous District.

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