The Kremlin found it difficult to comment on the resignation of Perm Governor

Dmitry Peskov

Official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov could not confirm the information about the impending resignation of the Governor of Perm region Viktor Basargin. On Monday, February 5, reports TASS.

“We inform the media when the President so decides,” — said Peskov.

Earlier on Monday Basargin has declared to journalists that intend to appeal to the head of state with a request for resignation.

22 Dec Basargin at a closed meeting of the Cabinet announced the resignation of the regional Cabinet. “Thus in the Kama launched the first phase of a large-scale administrative reform. This decision of the Governor concentrated in his hands all the levers of Executive power”, — explained in regional administration.

Earlier in December, the Fund “Petersburg policy” and holding “Minchenko consulting” have presented the rating of political survival rate of heads of the Russian regions. Based on his indicators, experts predicted the resignation of eight governors. Work Basargin politicians praised for “two plus”.

Basargin has headed a post of the head of the Perm region in may 2012. Prior to that, from October 2008, he was Minister of regional development of Russia.