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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

New Rosavtodor Head

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergei Kostin, a former director of a Transportation Ministry’s department for state policy on roads, as the new head of state roads company Rosavtodor, the government said in a statement Monday.

The company’s first chief, Sergei Tarasov, was killed Nov. 27 in a bomb attack on the Nevsky Express train.

(MT)