Mikhail Yurevitch to become Governor of Chelyabinsk Region

23 March 2010 (09:13)

The deputies of Chelyabinsk Region’s Legislative Assembly approved of having current Mayor of Chelyabinsk Mikhail Yurevitch as the new Governor of Chelyabinsk Region.

Mikhail Yurevitch was presented to the deputies as a potential Governor by Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev.

Petr Sumin, who has been head of the region since 1996 and whose term expires on April 22, 2010, chose not to propose himself as the candidate for the new term, RIA Novosti reports.

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