Tolokonsky has concluded its work on a post of the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region

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Krasnoyarsk territory Governor Viktor Tolokonsky, who announced Wednesday he is leaving his post, said that three years of his stay at the head of the region «not in vain».

Wednesday Tolokonsky at a meeting with Cabinet members and provincial deputies resigned. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not confirm or deny information to journalists that the statement of the Governor of the resignation was submitted for consideration to the Kremlin.

«A lot is begun, much remains to be done. Colleagues all know how to do. I think that these three years were not in vain. They all know, all work professionally. You think you can continue, you can complete, it will be done,» — said Tolokonsky, the TV channel «Russia 24».

Tolokonsky was appointed acting Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region on may 12, 2014. In the elections in September of the same year, for it gave their votes 63.3% of voters. As said on Tuesday, RIA Novosti source in the Russian Parliament, the main contenders for the post of Krasnoyarsk Governor are the head of the FANO Michael kotyukov and head of the defense industry Sergey Sokol. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak on Tuesday suggested that the resignation may soon leave several heads of regions.