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New Komi Governor sworn in

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


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