The gubernatorial candidates of the Russian Federation is forced to jump into the water with a seven-meter cliff
In the framework of special training of the Russian Academy of national economy and state service under the President of the Russian Federation (Ranepa) on preparation of a personnel reserve for the administration of the President potential candidates for heads of regions have to jump into the water with a seven-meter cliff, according to the Agency RBC, which publishes videos of these tests.
Allegedly a video taken on Agur waterfalls near Sochi. Its authenticity confirmed by one of the participants.
Press Secretary of the Ranepa Dmitry Sokolov said that jumping off the cliff was part of the Sochi training. According to him, after the descent from the cliff the participants engaged in canyoning – made on a mountain river and Hiking a two-hour walk.
The video featured people, which the sources predicted in the heads of the regions during the September rotation, including the head of the Federal Agency for scientific organisations Mikhail Kotyukov and appointed on 9 October, the acting Governor of the Omsk region the Deputy from “Fair Russia” Alexander Burkov.
The training was held from 3rd to 7th of October in Sochi on the basis of the courses of the Higher school of public administration, Ranepa. It’s part of a nine-month training programme organized with the participation of the presidential administration for the training of personnel in the Governor’s office and to senior positions in the regions. Of those who passed the training – representatives of ministries, the Federation Council and the state Duma.
Kotyukov is considered one of the potential changers of the departed at the end of September in the resignation of the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Victor Tolokonsky.
September 28, Vladimir Putin signed a decree on early termination of powers of the Governor of the Nenets Autonomous district Igor Koshin; 25 September, the Russian President signed a decree on termination of powers of the Governor of the Samara region Nikolay Merkushkin, September 26 on early termination of powers of the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev.
On 27 September his resignation was announced by the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov, October 3, in his place was appointed the head of the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma Vladimir Vasiliev.