The new acting Governor of Primorye will arrive in the region on Friday

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotobanka Kozhemyako. Archival photoThe new acting Governor of Primorye will arrive in the region on Friday© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The new acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako will arrive in Vladivostok on 28 September, reported RIA Novosti, first Deputy Governor of Sakhalin region Anton Voloshko.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accepted the resignation of acting Governor of Primorye Andrey Tarasenko was appointed acting head of the region Oleg Kozhemyako, head to this Sakhalin oblast.

«Kozhemyako arrives tomorrow Moscow flight,» said Voloshko.

The electoral Commission of Primorye last week on the recommendation of the CEC of Russia has recognized the results of elections of the head region is invalid. Tarasenko said he believes the correct decision to cancel the election results. The candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko said that he would contest the results in three areas — in Ussuriysk, Artyom and Nakhodka. He noted that the statements of claim prepared, and some of them have been filed. Date of the next elections is not appointed yet, but, as expected, the deputies can approve it until mid-October.

In the course of summing up of the election candidates were alternating the lead, after processing 100% of ballots Tarasenko received from 49.55% of the votes, while Ishchenko is 48,06%. Candidates filed complaints about the violations, after which the CEC has sent in Primorye representatives to assess the situation and advised the electoral Commission of the region to recognize the election results invalid, since the analysis of complaints revealed a gross interference in the election campaign with use of administrative resources.

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