PARNAS leader attacked during march in Nemtsov’s memorySociety & Culture February 26, 16:59
Donetsk water purification station recaptured from Ukrainian radicalsWorld February 26, 15:24
Russian skiers Ustyugov, Kryukov win team sprint at World ChampionshipsSport February 26, 15:23
Opposition activist Dadin sentenced for disorders at rallies leaves jailRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 26, 12:58
Aerospace Force chief says Russian army to get new combat jets and helicoptersMilitary & Defense February 26, 11:15
Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Where to watch unique solar eclipse and spectacular ‘ring of fire’Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
STAVROPOL, May 5 (Itar-Tass) —— The legislature of the Stavropol Territory voted unanimously for Valery Zerenkov as governor.
He earlier occupied the post of the acting governor of the territory.
All 45 deputies, who attended an extraordinary meeting of the legislature, voted for Zerenkov.
“The decision was taken unanimously,” speaker of the territorial parliament Yuri Bely said.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev nominated acting governor Valery Zerenkov as a candidate for governorship put up for voting in the Duma of the Stavropol Territory on May 4. The president has made a choice from three candidates, which United Russia offered to him for consideration.
On May 2, Medvedev accepted the resignation of Governor of the Stavropol Territory Valery Gayevsky on his own volition over the early termination of his powers. At the same time the president appointed Valery Zerenkov as acting governor in the territory.
Valery Zerenkov was born on August 13, 1948 in the town Izobilny in the Stavropol Territory. In 1994-1998 he headed the Duma in the Stavropol Territory. He was a member of the Federation Council, a member of the Federation Council Committee for budget, tax policy, financial, currency and customs regulation and banking. On December 4, 2011, he was elected in the sixth State Duma on the United Russia federal party list.