The head of the Balashikha resigned

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobanka air samples next to a garbage landfill in Balashikha KuchinoThe head of the Balashikha resigned© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The head of city district Balashikha Eugene Zhirkov wrote a letter of resignation, said the press service of the Moscow region government.

«Acting first Deputy head of administration of city district Balashikha Lily Tatevosyan,» — said in the message.

In the direct line of June 15 to President Vladimir Putin addressed the inhabitants of one of districts of Moscow, whose homes are next to a huge garbage landfill «Kuchino». This dump existed for over half a century and has become visible from space — it is occupied about 50 hectares.

Putin on 22 June, demanded to prepare the examination and the documents on the ground that the landfill was closed in the near future. As reported a press-service of the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, in pursuance of an order of the President on 23 June, the decision to immediately eliminate landfill «Kuchino».

The head of the Balashikha resigned© RIA Novosti, Infographicsrussia the words «Straight line» with Vladimir Putin