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Four Russian governors resign as sanctions bite

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The heads of the Tomsk, Saratov, Kirov and Mari El regions announced their immediate departures. The head of Ryazan region said he would not run for another term. Several of the outgoing governors represent regions where the ruling bloc United Russia took weak vote shares in parliamentary elections last year.
2 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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Four Russian governors resign as sanctions bite

Four Russian regional governors resigned on Tuesday as the country braces for the impact of economic sanctions. The heads of the Tomsk, Saratov, Kirov and Mari El regions announced their immediate departures from office, while the head of Ryazan region said he would not run for another term. Elections are scheduled to take place in all five regions in September. Though Russian

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Four Russian governors resign as sanctions bite

(Reuters) - Four Russian regional governors resigned on Tuesday as the country braces for the impact of economic sanctions. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Washington Examiner

Four Russian governors resign amid new sanctions: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with the acting Governor of the Saratov Region, Roman Busargin via video conference in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (Mikhail Metzel/Sputnik, Kremlin via AP, Pool) Mikhail Metzel/APFour Russian governors resign amid new sanctions: Report Christopher Hutton May 11, 09:43 AMMay 11, 09:43 AM Video Embed Several Russian officials have resigned from their…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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National Post

Four Russian governors resign in Kremlin purge as western sanctions bite

The Kremlin was removing weak governors amid a worsening economic outlook, said the head of a think tank in Moscow

2 months ago·Canada
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Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]

Multiple Russian governors resign

Five Russian governors have announced their resignation ahead of their mandates’ expiration later this year

2 months ago·Russian Federation
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India Today

Four Russian governors resign as sanctions bite

Amid the onslaught of sanctions imposed on the country, four regional governors in Russia resigned on Tuesday.

2 months ago·India
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