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The governor of Primorye resigned early

Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted an early resignation of Primorsky Territory Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky, who will go to the polls in September.

“Having worked as governor of Primorye for two years, I understand very well that it is, of course, impossible to continue this work without people's trust. The trust of Primorye residents should be expressed. Therefore, Vladimir Vladimirovich, I would ask for your permission, your support to go to the early elections of the governor this September and continue, if you consent to this, your work, "Miklushevsky turned to the head of state.

Putin agreed: "On the whole, you have not only got used to it, but the results are also positive. I do not mind, please."

Vladimir Miklushevsky reported on the socio-economic situation in Primorye. According to him, over the past two years, the growth of the gross regional product was one and a half times higher than the average Russian in 2012, and in 2013, “the volume of manufacturing industries grew financially by almost 10%, mainly due to the Sollers automobile plant.

He also said that "in 2013, compared to 2012, foreign investment increased more than four times." In his opinion, this is due to the 2012 APEC summit. "Foreigners saw Vladivostok, Primorye, they saw that this is really a territory where you can invest," he said.

In addition, major investment projects are being implemented by Rosneft (Eastern Petrochemical Company), Gazprom (a gas liquefaction plant), and the National Chemical Group (production of chemical fertilizers). All this is hundreds of billions of rubles of investment, tens of thousands of highly productive workers. places that Primorye residents will occupy, "Miklushevsky stressed.

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