The new mayor of Omsk Oksana Fadina assumed duties

Elected mayor of the city of Omsk Oksana Fadina during the official ceremony of taking office

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OMSK, December 8. /Offset. TASS Alexey Petrov/. Former Minister of economy of Omsk region Oksana Fadina has entered a post of the mayor of Omsk. At the visiting meeting of city Council held in the Concert hall, the mayor took the oath and promised to justify the confidence of the city.

Elections in 2017 are the first, when the head of Omsk were elected members of the city Council, not the residents of the city. To determine the mayor should have been in the spring, however, the elections were declared invalid.