Artamonov stated that he became acting head of the Lipetsk region not because of the money

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in fotobanken acting Governor of the Lipetsk region Igor ArtamonovArtamonov stated that he became acting head of the Lipetsk region not because of the money© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Acting head of administration of Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov told journalists that took the region for the earnings of the Governor.

«I still rented an apartment. I don’t know how much I’m in the area I these questions are not asked and do not know» — said Artamonov.

A journalist of the local Newspapers said that the salary of the head of the region is 2 million 500 thousand roubles a year.

«Well, fine. I can afford to work for the money honestly, a lot of long, because I’m not here for the money,» — said Artamonov.

According to him, to his soon to Lipetsk there will arrive the wife.

Head of the Lipetsk oblast 20 years Oleg Korolev on Tuesday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request to transfer him to another job. The head of state has appointed the acting Governor of the Lipetsk region Artamonov, a native of Stavropol territory, until recently, held the post of Vice-President of Sberbank. Thursday Artamonov was introduced as the acting head of the regional administration.

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