Vladimir Torlopov, who was discharged as Governor of the Republic of Komi on Friday, is offered the post of Senator of the republic in the Russian Federation Council, says Head of the Northwest Federal District Ilya Klebanov.
– At a meeting with the United Russia party fraction in the Komi Parliament Ilya Klebanov informed that Vladimir Torlopov can continue his political career as Senator for his home republic, if he wants, Komi Parliament member Bella Zabrovskaya told RIA Novosti. Continue reading
The republican parliament today approved Vyacheslav Gaizer as the region’s new leader. He replaces Vladimir Torlopov who has headed the republic the last eight years.
As BarentsObserver reported, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev recently announced that Mr Torlopov would not be reappointed as governor. The regional leader’s term expired on 15 January. Medvedev instead proposed Vyacheslav Gaizer, the regional Minister of Finance, as new leader. Continue reading
Long-serving Vladimir Torlopov is on President Dmitry Medvedev’s list of candidates for governor in the Komi Republic. That makes it likely that the regional leader is given green light for another term.
According to a press release from the President’s office, Vladimir Torlopov is one of three proposed candidates for the leading position in the Komi Republic. The other candidates are current Komi Deputy Governor Vyacheslav Gaizer and the region’s representative in the Federation Council, Igor Vasiliev. Continue reading
The Head of the Republic of Komi Vladimir Torlopov had a meeting with a group of Finnish journalists.
The journalists develop environmental topics. Their trip was organized by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Komi at the assistance of Timo Sipola, Barents-Press Association Director. Continue reading