Sands: the Kremlin has not interfered in the change of procedure of elections of the mayor of Yekaterinburg

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov

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MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. The Kremlin did not interfere in the procedure of local elections, particularly the election of the head of Ekaterinburg, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

“This is entirely the prerogative of the local regional legislative Assembly, so we can neither intervene nor comment on,” – said the press Secretary on the question of the relation of the Kremlin to the abolition of the direct election of the mayor of Yekaterinburg.