Acting Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin has refused escort cars when traveling in the region. On Monday, 2 October, RIA Novosti reported citing a source in the regional government.
“Now he will move around the region without train,” — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that the acting Governor intends to use the special signal on the official car only in emergency cases.
26 Sep 40-year-old Nikitin decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has replaced on a post of the head of the Nizhny Novgorod region 70-year-old Valery Shantsev. On the same day the head of state signed a decree on awarding Shantsev with the order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree.
Nikitin after taking office, said he plans to rely on the team which now works in the administration of the region.
Nikitin was appointed the first Deputy Minister of industry and trade of Russia in 2013. To the Ministry of industry and trade also worked at the Federal Agency for state property management and the Committee for city property management of St. Petersburg.