Kozhemyako said that he is ready to elections of the head of Primorye

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Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako said that he is ready to elections of the head region and expects fair competition.

«All people deserve, we need to see who will be the opponents. We are ready for elections, we were in Primorye and know the region. Normal fight, normal election campaign should be an open, honest, she encourages people to show their best qualities. So I think that any opponent will be a worthy opponent,» said Kozhemyako.

According to him, he’d have time before the election to enter the course of Affairs.

«Me here too long not necessary to enter into the situation, I was born here and lived, for me there is little unknown. Current situation — I get to meet her», he added.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday appointed head of the Sakhalin oblast Oleg Kozhemyako, the acting Governor of Primorye after he accepted the resignation of his predecessor Andriy Tarasenko.

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. The former acting head of the region Andriy Tarasenko declared that considers correct the decision. 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 on October 16. According to Deputy Plenipotentiary of the RF President in the far Eastern Federal district Grigory Kuranova, elections will be held on 16 or 23 Dec.

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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