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Putin accepted the resignation of Governor Levchenko

Putin accepted the resignation of Governor Levchenko
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Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of the governor of the Irkutsk region. Sergey Levchenko wrote a letter of resignation of his own free will. This was reported on the Kremlin website.

According to the presidential decree, Igor Kobzev, who previously served as deputy minister of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, was appointed acting head of the region. Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with him. 

Igor Kobzev graduated from the Higher Military Aviation Engineering School in Voronezh, Voronezh State University, Voronezh Institute of Economics and Social Management, the Academy of the Ministry of Emergencies. He worked in the structure of the ministry since 2000. 

As for Sergei Levchenko, his term expired only in the fall of 2020. Last time a member of the Communist Party who won the election of 2015 of the year read the resignation last September. He became one of the outsiders political sustainability rating heads of regions. Vladimir Putin sharply criticized him for his work on the aftermath of the summer flood. 
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