Trutnev said that a decision on the candidature of the acting Governor of Sakhalin is still pending

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotobanka Trutnev. Archival photoTrutnev said that a decision on the candidature of the acting Governor of Sakhalin is still pending© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

The Plenipotentiary of the RF President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev said that a decision on the candidature of the acting Governor of Sakhalin is still pending.

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

Earlier, local media reported that the acting Governor of the region appointed the mayor of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Sergey nadsadin.

«You know, Oleg Nikolaevich has addressed to Vladimir Vladimirovich (asking) about participation in the elections two days ago. Accordingly, I think that this work is carried out. As far as I know, no decision. We will pay close attention to it and give suggestions for the consideration of the President,» — said Trutnev

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, deputies approved it on October 16.

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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