USS told how the President reconciles it with Khloponin

© Photo : courtesy of the press service of legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk trailersand USS. Archive photoUSS told how the President reconciles it with Khloponin© Photo : courtesy of the press service of legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk region

Acting Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander USS in an interview with RIA Novosti told how after the election of the head of region in 2002 and won it in the second round of Alexander Khloponin’s always worked for the President of the Russian Federation.

In 2002, after the death of the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander Lebed was appointed extraordinary elections. In the first round by a small margin of 2.4% led by Chairman of legislative Assembly of region Alexander USS. The Governor of the Taimyr Autonomous Okrug (now part of Krasnoyarsk region), Alexander Khloponin, took second place. In the second round the victory was won Khloponin, with 48% of the vote against 42% for USS. The election Commission of Krasnoyarsk region has twice recognized the elections as invalid. For the first time this decision overturned the court, the second – CEC. Khloponin remained Governor until January 2010.

To the question, what relationship does it with Khloponin, now the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, USS said: «Good».

«He was my main competitor on elections of the Governor of the region in 2002. We made him a very powerful campaign, perhaps the loudest in the newest history of the region. In the end, we were summoned to and reconciled by the President. Despite a stormy final, from the first days of our cooperation, we have built a constructive relationship that is the exception rather than the rule for the Russian political environment. And this atmosphere is accompanied by our contacts all these years», — said the acting Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region.

According to him, Khloponin – a man with amazing personal charisma.

 

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