The acting head of the Chuvash Republic Oleg Nicoletto: Alexander Scherbak / TASS
The government of Chuvash Republic resigned after the appointment of the temporarily acting head of the Republic Deputy Oleg Nikolaev. He said this at the first meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers, reports TASS.
Nikolaev said that he had signed the corresponding decree. He added that it will continue working with many of the members of the resigned government.
On 29 January, President Vladimir Putin dismissed Mikhail Ignatiev as head of the Chuvash Republic in connection with loss of trust. Before that, Ignatieff twice found himself at the epicenter of the scandal. First, he advised regional journalists wet colleagues for criticizing the government, and then forced rescuers to jump over the keys to new company car.
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