Putin Tolokonsky was released from the post of Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotomancer Tolokonsky. Archival photoPutin Tolokonsky was released from the post of Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Vladimir Putin has dismissed Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region Viktor Tolokonsky, acting Governor of the region will be Chairman of legislative Assembly of edge Alexander USS, the press service of the Kremlin.

The resignation Tolokonsky became the first personnel changes in management of regions. On Tuesday Vladimir Putin signed a decree dismissing Valeriy Shantsev as Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region, and the day before the resignation of the head of the Samara region Nikolay Merkushkin. In addition, on Thursday, the President fired the head of the Nenets Autonomous district Igor Koshin.

On Tuesday Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told reporters that their posts in the near future can leave several governors. According to him, the decision to accept resignations of heads of regions.

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