The Kremlin has not agreed on the appointment of governors “Vikings”

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For the posts of heads of regions are appointed not only “the Vikings,” said Dmitry Peskov. According to him, the President also invites people who are born in the regions or have started a career there

When appointing governors do not always use “practice of the Vikings”, that is leaders visiting side. The journalists said the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports RBC

“Not always apply the practice of “Vikings”, as you call it. Invited by the President to work people who come from regions that started there career. <…> So to put the question I do not think is right,” said Sands, answering the question, is “the practice of the Vikings” in the region and why good candidates can’t find the place.

This Peskov refused to comment on reports about possible appointment of the head of the Federal bailiff service (FSSP) Arthur Parfenchikov for the post of head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen is. “We never announce this type of information. If any decisions will be made, we will inform you,” — said the representative of the Kremlin.

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