Alexander Misharin assumes office

Alexander Misharin has by now been adjured and assumed the office of Governor of Sverdlovsk Region. The decision to make him Governor was taken during a joint meeting of the Legislative Assembly’s both chambers in Yekaterinburg on November 23, 2009.


In fact, the initial decision to this extent was made during a joint meeting on November 17, 2009 when Misharin was presented to the deputies by Plenipotentiary Representative of Russian Federation President in Ural Federal District Nikolai Vinnichenko.


The second meeting was attended by the Russian Federation Transport Minister Igor Levitin (who represented the Russian Federation Government), Deputy Head of the Russian Federation State Duma Valeriy Yazev (who represented the Russian Federation Federal Assembly), a number of governors from the neighboring regions, members of Sverdlovsk Region Government, some judicial authorities, representatives of the regional municipalities, and members of pressure groups and religious organizations.


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