In the Scenarios considered the application of the Lipetsk Senator on the resignation of the

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The Senator from the Executive authorities of the Lipetsk region Iraida Tikhonov wrote a statement on early resignation of senatorial authority, it was considered on Tuesday at session of the Federation Council Committee on rules.

Earlier, a source familiar with the situation told RIA Novosti that the Tikhonov intends in the near future to resign. According to the source, then the Senator is a former Governor of the Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev who in the Federation Council should delegate the acting Governor of the region Igor Artamonov.

As reported earlier by RIA Novosti the representative of the Council of deputies of the Lipetsk region, Korolev will be a Senator from the Executive authorities of the region if given the mandate in the regional Council of deputies, to which he is entitled after the election in 2016.

According to the source Agency, the status of the acting does not hurt Artamonov to delegate a person to the Federation Council, but first post of the Senator will be offered to other candidates from the list of the former Governor.

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