President Vladimir Putin appointed the Head of the FSS Evgenyj Zinichev as the acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region, was stated in the text of the Decree on the Kremlin website.
"In connection with the statement of the Governor of the Kaliningrad region N. N. Tsukanov concerning early termination of <...> I resolve: to accept the resignation of the Governor of the Kaliningrad region N. N. Tsukanov at his own request; and appoint Zinichev Evgenyj Nikolayevich the Acting Governor of the Kaliningrad Region until the elected Governor of the Kaliningrad region will enter upon office."
Note, that Major General Yevgenyj Zinichev was appointed Head of the FSS Department for the Kaliningrad region in June 2015.
Material was prepared by the Centre of geopolitical studies referring to the article from“Новый Калининград.Ru”of 28 07 2016
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