Putin appoints new heads of Bashkiria and Kursk region
The President of the Russian Federation held meetings with Radiy Khabirov and Roman Starovoit.
Radiy Khabirov was appointed the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan, and Roman Starovoit headed the Kurgan region. Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his protégés to inform of their appointment as interim heads of regions. The press service of the Kremlin reports.
Starovoit was reassigned from the post of Deputy Transport Minister of Russia, which he took only two weeks ago. Before this, the new Governor of the Kursk region headed Rosavtodor, in 2010–2012, he was deputy director of the department for industry and infrastructure of the Russian government apparatus, in 2005–2010, he worked in the administration of St. Petersburg and was in charge of investment and strategic projects.
Radiy Khabirov was transferred from the post of head of Krasnogorsk, Moscow region. He headed the city district since January 25, 2017. In 2009-2016, he was Deputy Head of the Presidential Directorate for Domestic Policy. In 2003-2008, he chaired the administration of Bashkortostan head Murtaza Rakhimov.