In the Nizhny Novgorod region has commented on the rumors about the resignation of the Governor

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Nizhny Novgorod Governor Valery Shantsev will hold in Moscow a usual working arrangements, reported RIA Novosti in the waiting room of the Metropolitan offices of the government of the region.

Earlier, citing a source in the regional government it was reported that Shantsev, about the possible resignation which write media is in business trip in Moscow.

«A normal working day. With journalists, meetings are not scheduled», — said the interlocutor of the Agency, answering the question of what makes Shantsev in the capital, refusing to detail what specific activities are planned at the Governor.

Last week the newspaper «Kommersant» reported that Shantsev is supposedly retiring. According to the publication, it was finally resolved at the meeting of the head region with the leadership of the presidential administration. Nizhny Novgorod Governor himself, commenting on information about his possible resignation, said — «how much work, for so many years and going when you’re going — then you say».

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, in turn, did not comment on reports about the care of the Governor, noting that if personnel decisions will be, they will be reported. A source in the administration of the Kremlin has not confirmed the information on resignation Shantsev.

Meanwhile, on Monday, the newspaper «Kommersant», citing close to the presidential administration source, reported that this week may begin a series of resignations of heads of regions. Among the regions which may fall under personnel changes, the sources listed in Ivanovo, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Murmansk, Novosibirsk, Omsk oblast, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Krasnoyarsk and Altai territory, perhaps one or two subjects in the North Caucasus.