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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Lipetsk Head Re-Nominated

President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday nominated Lipetsk Governor Oleg Korolyov for a fourth term, the Kremlin press service said.

Korolyov, 58, has led the industrial region 400 kilometers south of Moscow since 1998. The ruling United Russia party proposed him as a candidate, along with Deputy Governor Yury Bozhko and State Duma Deputy Valery Galchenko. Local lawmakers are expected to vote on his nomination next week, likely on Tuesday, Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported.

(MT)