The interim head of the Penza region, Oleg Melnichenko, announced his intention to participate in the elections of the regional governor in September 2021.
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“Yes, I will go to the polls. From United Russia, – said Melnichenko.
Also, the Acting Governor spoke about the priorities for the new position. According to him, among the top-priority problems are the implementation of priority national projects, the whole range of measures related to COVID-19 and the organization of the vaccination campaign of the population.
In addition, he announced the need for flood control measures, preparation for the sowing season and fire hazardous period.
Earlier it was reported that Putin had appointed Melnichenko Acting Governor of the Penza Region.
Source site russian.rt.com