The Governor of the Belgorod region has denied rumors of resignation

Yevgeny Savchenko

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BELGOROD, February 8. /TASS/. The Governor of the Belgorod region Yevgeny Savchenko has denied the rumors about his resignation.

“This year’s election. The term of my powers expires in October 2017. Nothing prevents me for another term to run. I plan to exercise this right, the option of withdrawal is not considered” – he told journalists, calling the rumors about possible resignation of “someone’s speculation.”