Putin moved the capital of the far Eastern Federal district of Khabarovsk to Vladivostok
MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the transfer of the capital of the far Eastern Federal district (FEFD) from Khabarovsk to Vladivostok. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin.
This document amends the decree of 13 may 2000, where, in particular, contains a list of Federal districts and their capitals. According to the new decree, Vladivostok became the center of the far Eastern Federal district is Khabarovsk. “The head of the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation (charged) to undertake the necessary staffing measures in connection with the transfer of the center of the far Eastern Federal district in Vladivostok,” — said, in particular, in the decree, the text of which is cited by the press service of the Kremlin.
With the initiative of transfer of the capital of the far Eastern Federal district of Khabarovsk to Vladivostok previously publicly made the acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako. This idea was supported by Deputy Prime Minister, presidential Plenipotentiary envoy in the far East Yuri Trutnev, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation Anton Vaino. In Primorye, was sent to the government experts for cost estimation and develop the necessary activities. Thus, according to Trutnev, the transfer of the capital of the Far East will pass with close to zero expenditure budget.
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In November of the current year by the decree of the President in the far Eastern Federal district was transferred to Buryatia and Zabaykalsky Krai, formerly in the Siberian Federal district. Thus, at the present time, DFO is from Buryatia, Yakutia, TRANS-Baikal, Kamchatka, Primorye, Khabarovsk Krai, Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions, the Jewish Autonomous region and Chukotka.
The Federal district was established by the President of the Russian Federation in 2000, they had established seven Central Federal district (centre — Moscow), North-Western (Saint Petersburg), North-Caucasian (Rostov-na-Donu), Volga (Nizhniy Novgorod), Ural (Ekaterinburg), Siberian (Novosibirsk) and far Eastern (Khabarovsk). Later that year North-Caucasian district was renamed the South, and in January 2010 its composition was again allocated a separate North Caucasian Federal district with the centre in Pyatigorsk. In 2014 was created the Crimean Federal district, which lasted until July 2016, when part of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol was transferred to the SFD.