Putin appointed Tsukanov assistant at local government

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Nikolay Tsukanov his assistant on local government issues, said the press service of the Kremlin.

«To appoint Tsukanov Nikolay Nikolaevich assistant to the President of the Russian Federation on issues of local self-government, freeing him from his post», — stated in the text of the decree.

Prior to this, the Tsukanov held a post of the Plenipotentiary of the President in SZFO.