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Deputies refused the former head of Irkutsk in a new position

Deputies refused the former head of Irkutsk in a new position
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Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk Region agreed on the post of first deputy chairman of the regional government Ruslan Sitnikov. But the ex-mayor of Irkutsk Dmitry Berdnikov was not approved for the post of first deputy governor.

Deputies expressed their opinion in a secret ballot. According to its results, 27 parliamentarians voted against Berdnikov’s appointment, only five deputies supported the candidacy, five abstained, and two ballots were spoiled.

Berdnikov became Acting First Deputy Governor in mid-March, the head of the region invited him to take this position. Also, the ex-mayor of Irkutsk began to oversee the work of the headquarters in the region’s government in the areas affected by the flood.

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