In a press-service of the Governor of the Astrakhan region did not comment on the resignation

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Nitrostilbene Astrakhan region Alexander Zhilkin. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/09/2797415c56f4e0ea3adc78ff70e20a1c.jpg" alt="In a press-service of the Governor of the Astrakhan region did not comment on the resignation” />© RIA Novosti / Alexander Natruskin

The press service of the Governor of Astrakhan region Alexander Zhilkin did not comment on the possibility of his imminent resignation.

Earlier, the RIA Novosti source in the Federation Council reported that Zhilkin may leave his post in early October, likely contenders for his post — the head of the legislative Assembly of the Astrakhan region Igor Martynov and Senator from the region Alexander Bashkin.

«We will not comment on rumors about the resignation of Alexander Zhilkina,» said RIA Novosti in the press service of the Governor.

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