The Yekaterinburg city Duma canceled direct election of the mayor

The building of the administration of Yekaterinburg

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EKATERINBURG, on may 25. /TASS/. The deputies of the city Duma of Yekaterinburg on Friday at extraordinary meeting have made to the city Charter amendment, abolishing the direct election of the mayor, the correspondent of TASS.

For this decision voted 31 MP, one against. Previously, the city Duma accepted the resignation of the mayor of Yekaterinburg, Chairman of the city Parliament Yevgeny Roizman.

As explained TASS in the press service of the city Duma, to adopt the amendments needed to bring the Charter into compliance with the regional legislation.