The source announced the criteria for dismissals of governors

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Trainingthere official. Archival photoThe source announced the criteria for dismissals of governors© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druzhinin

A series of substitutions in the Governor’s case will be completed by October 10, the President will be extended from 8 to 11 new candidates to the governors. One obvious solution is to dismiss the Omsk Governor Viktor Nazarov, told RIA Novosti source close to the presidential administration.

Earlier media reported about the possible early resignation of the heads of several Russian regions, including the Governor of the Omsk region Nazarov. The press Secretary of the head of the region gave information about the planned resignation «artificially created wave of rumors» and said that the schedule of the Governor scheduled for several weeks ahead.

Victor Nazarov 54. The next Governor’s election were to be held in 2020.

The spokesman did not deny that among the possible replacements are Abdulatipov and Deputy of Regardie Sergei Melikov, which political analysts said, however, «it is incorrect to say that he is the main candidate, despite the fact that he was from the security forces, which is important for a region such as Dagestan, taking into account its specificity».

«Return (Mr) Magomedov is also quite likely,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

A series of resignations

Recent posts lost several governors. Apart from Abdulatipov, the head of the Krasnoyarsk territory Viktor Tolokonsky announced his resignation on Wednesday. On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin freed him from office, appointing the Chairman of legislative Assembly of edge Alexander USS, the acting head of the region.

Before he left his post the Governor of the Samara region Nikolay Merkushkin, after it was announced the resignation of the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Valery Shantsev, on Thursday, Putin accepted the resignation of the head of the Nenets Autonomous district Igor Koshin.

The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called the reshuffle of governors of the normal and expected process. Thus, responding on Friday to a question about whether to expect changes next week, he said that Putin «will continue to deal with regional issues».

Criteria for replacements

The source explained the criteria for making the decision to change the governors (if we are not talking about resignations for health reasons).

«At the beginning of the year the administration developed a system for rating the efficiency of governors, and regional leaders knew about it. Those are the four basic criteria: the state of social sphere and social well-being of the inhabitants of the region; the state and dynamics of development of the financial sector; electoral performance — a rating of the Governor; the lack of inter-elite conflicts,» he said.

In February of this year, a source in the presidential administration told reporters that according to all these criteria there are three contingent valuation — «red», «yellow» and «green». If some criteria is «green» appears «yellow» or «red,» then the region is drawn more attention and decisions are made, including with the Governor about measures to remedy the situation.