MOSCOW, September 29 (Itar-Tass) —— Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has relieved the city's housing inspectorate chief Vladimir Obyedkov of his post. The mayor signed the corresponding resolution, a source at the mayor's office said.
"Obyedkov is relieved of the position and discharged from the city's civil service on his own initiative as he retires on a pension," the source aid.
Obyedkov headed the city housing inspectorate since 2007. Previously he was prefect of Moscow's Northern district.
Sobyanin also appointed Oleg Ageyev as deputy head of the department for inter-regional cooperation, ethnic policies and ties with religious organisations and Georgy Chizhenkov as deputy head of the department for foreign economic and international ties. Alexey Ulyanov is re-appointed as deputy head of the department for science, industrial policies and entrepreneurship. Vitaly Dorosh is relieved as deputy head of the housing policy and housing fund department.