Putin has appointed a new head of Adygeya

Aslan Tkhakushinov, President Vladimir Putin and Murat Kumpilov

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the head of Republic Adygea Aslan Tkhakushinov and has appointed temporarily fulfilling duties of the head of the region Murat Kumpilov. The corresponding decree was published on Thursday, January 12, at the Kremlin website.

The President also met with Tkhakushinov and Koumpilova.

“It was ten years my work, and with Murat by Comprovam eight years. The good performance of the economy, the economy he led, he is aware of all Affairs. Anonymous we wrote the same. Worked the same way”, — said Tkhakushinov, leaving his post in connection with the expiration of the term of office.

The Kumpilov thanked the President for the trust. “The team is formed — [it included] colleagues, with whom we worked for 8-9 years. People know problem know focus, will work,” he said.

The head of Adygea will choose the regional Parliament on 10 September 2017 — in a single day of voting. At the same time in 14 regions held direct gubernatorial elections.