Ex-Head of Nizhny Novgorod region explained his resignation with President’s new strategy
According to Valery Shantsev, Vladimir Putin decided to “built a new team”.
Former Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev commented on his resignation, explaining it with the decision of the President to change the strategy and to built a new team, Interfax reports.
“A team of governors is a team of the President of Russia. And the President makes decisions when it is expedient. He [Vladimir Putin] decided to make up a new strategy and new team,” Shantsev told at a briefing.
According to the former Head of the region, he anyway has worked “enough, over a retirement age.”
To recall, Putin signed the decree on Shantsev's resignation on Tuesday, September 26. Shortly before it, the former Head of the region had been awarded an order For Merit to the Fatherland of the 2nd Class.
Meanwhile, sources of RBC report that about 10 governors will be replaced in regions in a threshold of a presidential campaign.
After scaring Dagestan with inspections, arrests, and searches, the interdepartmental commission of the Prosecutor General’s Office and ICR has identified key priorities for the regional watchdog authority. After the crackdown on the old clan-based system, the management reforms became more constructive – however, another wave of criminal cases, terminations, and arrests is expected in the republic. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what other Dagestani officials are currently at risk.