Kremlin created a model on search of ‘ideal governors’ – like Sobyanin
Candidates for the post of head of region will now be obliged to pass a special ‘difficult’ test.
In February five governors resigned: Victor Basargin (Perm Region), Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn (Buryatia), Sergey Mitin (Novgorod Region), Alexander Hudilaynen (Karelia) and Oleg Kovalyov (Ryazan Region). As writes RBC with reference to a source, in case of decision making about resignation of this or that head the Kremlin considered several factors.
First of all, criteria of efficiency among which there is dynamics of an economic situation, electoral ratings, availability of the conflict of elite and a corruption component. Other ratings were studied: polls of the FSO, VCIOM, FOM georating. Also considered a region request for updating, the interlocutor of the edition declared.
Having studied all this information, the president made the decision – “what kind of governor he would not like to support”. First of all, questionable there was a destiny of governors of those regions where elections shall take place this year there.
Potential successors were selected during the whole January, and all candidates, according to the source, shall pass “difficult test” and approach as much as possible under “a profile of the ideal head of the subject” which was developed in Presidential Administration. According to the Kremlin, close to an ideal were: Anatoly Artamonov (Kaluga Region), Vladimir Yakushev (Tyumen Region), Rustam Minnikhanov (Tatarstan) and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. With each of them, according to the interlocutor of RBC, agreed about arrival of experts to whom “ideal governors” told about the work experience.
Zaur Dadaev, who is imprisoned for the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov, may soon be put in stricter conditions of detention. Being sent for any, sometimes contrived violations of the regime in a punitive confinement (SHIZO), Dadaev is being forced to pass a check on the lie detector and give evidence on the Nemtsov case.
The video showing prisoner being tortured by officers of the Yaroslavl correctional camp No. 1 (IK-1), which was published on July 20, caused a public outcry and the initiation of a criminal case by the Investigative Committee. However, a year ago, an ICR officer found no exceeding of official powers in the video, thus justifying the torture.
A large-scale purge of thieves in law, which started shortly after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s coming to power, continues in Armenia. After receiving threats of arrests, thieves were taken in custody for carrying weapons and drugs.
However, the thief, who is currently dividing the spheres of influence in Ukraine’s Odessa region with Antimoz Kukhilava through his representatives, has been sentenced in absentia. Mindiya Goradze is not in Georgia at the moment.