The MP commented on the resignation of the head of the Lipetsk region

© Photo : press-service of administration of the Lipetsk oblastyah of administration of the Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev. Archive photoThe MP commented on the resignation of the head of the Lipetsk region© Photo : press-service of administration of Lipetsk region

The request of the head of administration of Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev to transfer him to another job summed up the 26 years of age his leadership of the region, told RIA Novosti the head of the regional branch of party «Fair Russia», Deputy of the Lipetsk regional Council Larissa Ksenofontova.

The head of administration of Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev on Tuesday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request to transfer him to another job. The powers of the Queen was due to expire in 2019, the next elections of the head region was held in September 2019.

«For us, it was to be expected-the unexpected. Has long been discussed, but all the time somehow passed by. No matter how much we believed that Oleg should have to leave his post, but, nevertheless, he remained in power and, indeed, here for 26 years — we felt, as he leads the region (in may 1992, Korolev was elected Chairman of the Lipetsk regional Council of deputies)», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to Ksenofontova, head Queen — this whole era.

«Of course, it’s a whole era that has passed: 26 years — not one day… There are good indicators — the area still was not so much dependent from the steel works and economic zones… really have something to boast about, there are problems in the region that need to be resolved to the new head of the region,» added Edward.

Queen 66 years, he headed the administration of the Lipetsk region since 1998. Longer it runs the region’s only Governor of Belgorod region Yevgeny Savchenko.

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