Putin appointed acting Governor of the Novgorod region Andrei Nikitin
He previously held the position of head of the Agency for strategic initiatives.
Moscow. 13 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on early termination of powers of the Governor of the Novgorod region Sergey Mitin and appointed acting head of the region the head of the Agency for strategic initiatives Andrei Nikitin. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.
“To accept resignation of the Governor of the Novgorod region S. G. Mitin on their own. Assign Nikitin Andrey Sergeyevich, acting Governor of the Novgorod region until the entry into office of a person elected the Governor of the Novgorod region. This decree shall enter into force from the day of its signing”, — is spoken in the document text.
Earlier it was reported that at a meeting with journalists Sergey Mitin said that decided not to participate in the campaign for the election of Governor in 2017.
He announced that he is resigning at his own request and that has already asked the President about his new job. Mitin supervised area for more than nine years.