Putin has offered to lead the Mari El Republic Alexander Evstifeeva
MOSCOW, 6 APR — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Alexander Evstifeeva to lead the Mari El Republic, he agreed, noting that for him this high honor.
“You, as Deputy presidential envoy to the Volga Federal district, was engaged in this Republic. Now we have a situation when the acting head of the Republic asks to use it on another work area. Leonid I. (Markelov) for 16 years in the Mari El Republic and would like to change their job. In this regard, I have a question: would You like to lead the country to elections in September this year, and depending on the results — to take part in the election campaign?” — said Putin.
Evstifeev said that for him it is “a high honor, great trust and huge responsibility.”
“I understand the word “responsibility”, because the work in the national republics, national republics within the Russian Federation is a very serious matter. Therefore, if the instruction is ready to execute it, using all his experience and expertise in the Volga Federal district and in other areas,” he assured Evstifeev.