Alexander Osipov was appointed acting Governor of Transbaikalia

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova official. Archival photoAlexander Osipov was appointed acting Governor of Transbaikalia© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenko

Vladimir Putin has appointed Alexander Osipov, acting Governor of Zabaikalsky Krai, reported on the Kremlin website.

«Late last night in the Kremlin Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with Alexander Osipov, in which he announced his decision to appoint him as acting Governor of TRANS — Baikal region», — stated in the message.

The decree comes into force from the day of its signing.

In the same document indicates that the President has accepted the resignation of the head of the region Natalia me. She led the region from February 2016.