Radaev has entered a post of the Governor of the Saratov region

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in photobacteria Radaev. Archival photoRadaev has entered a post of the Governor of the Saratov region© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Won on first 17 years of the popular election of the Governor of Saratov region Valery Radaev on Thursday took the oath and officially took office.

The previous elections of the head of the region took place on 26 March 2000, then won by Dmitry Ayatskov. Radaev on his first gubernatorial term, he was appointed President of the Russian Federation in 2012. In the gubernatorial elections that took place on 10 September, Radaeva voted 74,63% of voters and he was elected head of region for 5 years. The certificate of the Governor he was awarded September 15.

«Assuming the post of Governor of the Saratov region, I swear to faithfully serve the people, uphold the Constitution of the Russian Federation, laws of the Russian Federation, the Charter (basic law) of Saratov oblast, the laws of the Saratov region», — said the text of the oath Radaev at a ceremony in the great hall of the regional government.

According to the Charter of area the Governor recognizes newly appointed from the moment of taking the oath.

At the inauguration ceremony attended by the presidential envoy in Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich, the members of the Federation Council, state Duma deputies, members of the regional government and deputies of the regional Duma, representatives of municipalities, region, public organizations, religious confessions, heads of industrial enterprises, social institutions, University presidents, media leaders and other distinguished guests.


Babich said that the election campaign Radaev held a «very high result of the high turnout». «I have always been bribed, as Valery relates to people, loves them… I am convinced that the next five years will be more effective from the point of view of administrative decisions», — he said at the inauguration.

The envoy noted that for the first five years of the Governor’s term Radaeva regional budget revenues increased by 15 billion rubles, i.e. almost 1.5 times, and the volume of road construction has almost doubled. «I wish that the next five years was no less worthy, but more successfully,» added Babich.

Radaev has entered a post of the Governor of the Saratov region© RIA Novosti, Infografiken voting day in Russia