Putin accepts resignation of Sevastopol governor
Head of the executive committee of the All-Russian People’s Front was appointed the head of the city.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of the governor of Sevastopol, Dmitry Ovsyannikov, who decided to leave the post voluntarily, according to Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov. Mikhail Razvozhaev, the head of the executive committee of the All-Russian People’s Front, became Acting Head of the Region, RIA Novosti reports.
From July to October 2014, Mr. Razvozhaev was Advisor to the Minister of the Russian Federation for the Affairs of the North Caucasus; from October 1, 2014 to October 2018, Deputy Minister; from October 2 to November 15, 2018, Acting Head of Khakassia.
Ovsyannikov headed Sevastopol on July 28, 2016 after the departure of Sergey Menaylo. In September 2017, he won the gubernatorial elections with 71.12% of the votes.