Russian President Vladimir Putin has replaced the head of the Kaliningrad region.
Eugene Zimichev, which is to transfer to the region was a security guard of the head of state, was appointed head of the region on July 28 and now is leaving the post at his own request – “for family reasons”.
The acting head of the Kaliningrad region appointed Prime Minister of the regional government Anton Alikhanov, reports TASS with reference to the statement by the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Later on the official Kremlin website appeared a message about the meeting new head of the region with President Vladimir Putin.
The head of state explained the reason for the sudden departure Senicheva. “You know, perhaps, that the acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Senichev Evgeny for family reasons asks to return him to Moscow. In such cases, to insist on another it is impossible”, – Putin said during a meeting with Alihanova.
The President noted that the new head of the Kaliningrad region is young, “but already experienced and with a good baggage of knowledge”, which he, in particular, acquired during my work as a head of Department at the Ministry of industry and trade in Moscow, in the Federal government and the Cabinet of Ministers of the region. In the regional government, according to the President, Alikhanov worked “for over one and a half years.”
“You were one of the authors prepared now, in fact, the strategic development plan of the region in the medium term. It will be necessary to bring this work to the end together with the government of the Russian Federation and to hold this appropriate solutions. But this is not enough, you will need to take energetic steps to ensure that the plan for strategic development of Kaliningrad developed and implemented”, – concluded the head of state.
Local media notedthat Alikhanov became the youngest regional head in Russia’s history. The decree on appointment was signed by the President three weeks after the 30th anniversary of Alikhanov. Before that, the youngest head of the region was the Governor of the Amur region Alexander Kozlov, appointed at the age of 34 years.
A former security guard of the President
On the appointment of the former head of Department of FSB across the Kaliningrad region Yevgeny Senicheva to the post of acting Governor of the region became known in the end of July this year. At the same time the General public became aware of the facts from his biography.
Media wrotethat Senichev previously worked in the security Service of the President of the Russian Federation, in the official biography of the official this was not reported. At the same time on the work Senicheva in SBP (part of the Federal security service) say archival photographs. In addition, the Kremlin confirmed that he worked as a guard for the Russian leader.
Earlier the newspaper “New Kaliningrad” has published several photos from the TASS archive, which Senichev accompanies Putin. In the caption to pictures taken during a trip to Yaroslavl in 2006, the official listed as the “FSO”; the photographs of Ivanovo in 2010 – or “FSB” or “FSO”. All archival photos Senichev is in close proximity to the head of state.
In the official biography Senicheva, published on the website of the government of the Kaliningrad region, said that from 1987 to 2015 official “served in various positions in the organs of state security”. Specific locations were not specified.
Shortly after his appointment to the post of Governor of the Kaliningrad region Senichev held its first press conference, while spending on communication with journalists only 49 seconds. In such a short period of time Senichev managed to answer two questions.
Answering the first of them, dedicated to the priorities of its work, the Governor said that the main thing for him is to attract investment to the Kaliningrad region, as well as the stabilization of the socio-economic situation.
The second question concerns the appointment of the acting Chairman of the government of area Anton Alikhanov, a young man of industry and trade. “Anton Andreevich is a good experience, and he is a good specialist,” – said the head of the region. “Everything about the specifics, I think we will meet again. I have to take,” concluded Senichev. In this chat with the press ended.
Note that the local media shortly after the appointment Senicheva tried to install, what kind of education received the new head of the region, but for two months it work, it failed.
August 8 edition of “New Kaliningrad” have sent an information request to the government of the Kaliningrad region. Two days later the government sent a message stating that the collection of information on education Senicheva additional time is required, and marked the final deadline is August 26. At the end of August, the government responded that “the maintenance of personal files of senior officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation is a function of the office of the President of the Russian Federation on issues of state service and personnel”.
Journalists addressed a request to the press service of the presidential administration. However, they reported that information must be requested directly to the office of civil service and personnel. Office of, in turn, announced that it will be ready to answer the question, but the query needs to be forwarded “Mail of Russia”. Later, in response to an appropriate request, the officials stated that access to information about education Senicheva is closed.
Your first decision as the head of the region Senichev appointed Prime Minister, a post that has been empty for years, 29-year-old Anton Alikhanov, who less than a year worked in the region. In the field said that Alikhanov was assigned to the ex-the Governor Nikolay Tsukanov from the government of the Russian Federation. Thus, the two highest posts in the region took “the Vikings,” wrote “Kommersant”.
A source in the government then noted that Alikhanov “good ties in the government” and in which case, he will find whom to contact for help. The press described him as “a very ambitious young man in the Ministry he was doing mostly paperwork, but he wanted to drive something real.”
Anton Alikhanov was born on 17 September 1986 in the city of Sukhumi. He graduated from the Russian state tax Academy of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation in the field of “Finance and credit” and “jurisprudence”. Is a candidate of economic Sciences.
Since 2010 Alikhanov worked at the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation, since 2013, he transferred to the public service in the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation.
On September 22 2015 by order of the Governor of Kaliningrad region appointed Deputy Chairman of the regional government.