Yevgeny Zinichev appointed as Acting Governor of the Kaliningrad Region
On July 28, RF President Vladimir Putin signed a Decree on early resignation of Kaliningrad Region Governor. Nikolai Tsukanov was relieved of his post upon his own request and Yevgeny Zinichev was appointed Acting Governor of the Kaliningrad Region.
By the President’s Order Nikolai Tsukanov has been appointed the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Northwest Federal District.
Vladimir Bulavin was earlier relieved of his post of the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Northwest Federal District and appointed the head of Russia’s Federal Customs Service. Andrey Belyaninov had been relieved of this post by the Order of RF Government dated July 28, 2016 (No 1603-r) upon his own request.