Chairman of the electoral Commission of Ekaterinburg Ilya Zakharov
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MOSCOW, may 22. /TASS/. The resignation of Yevgeny Roizman as mayor of Yekaterinburg and Chairman of Yekaterinburg city Duma will contribute to the rapid adoption of amendments to abolish the direct election of the mayor of the capital of the Sverdlovsk region. This was reported on Tuesday TASS the Chairman of the electoral Commission of Ekaterinburg Ilya Zakharov.
Earlier, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, Chairman of the city Duma Yevgeny Roizman said that resigns, refusing to participate in the procedure of abolition of direct elections of the mayor. His statement he made at a meeting of the city Council, which considered the amendments to the Charter of Yekaterinburg on the abolition of direct elections. After the resignation Roizman, who is expected to be adopted by the city Duma on may 25, acting mayor and Chairman of the city Duma will be the Vice-speaker of the Yekaterinburg city Duma Viktor Tests.