Cockpit of Russia’s new spacecraft to have three touch screensScience & Space March 29, 8:36
Konchalovsky's 'Paradise' gets Best Film, Best Director at Russia's Nika movie awardSociety & Culture March 29, 7:29
US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of Montenegro’s accession to NATOWorld March 29, 5:24
Putin’s popularity in Russia ‘unfaltering’ — GallupRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 5:19
Lavrov says he plays football once a week, goes rafting every yearSport March 29, 3:59
UK prime minister signs formal Brexit letter to Brussels — official photoWorld March 29, 1:26
Some 20 Topol-M, Yars mobile ICBM systems take part in massive Central Russian drillsMilitary & Defense March 28, 23:10
Russia clinches last-minute 3-3 draw with Belgium in friendly football match in SochiSport March 28, 21:40
Washington-based National Symphony Orchestra members excited to perform in RussiaSociety & Culture March 28, 21:36
MOSCOW, August 8 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergei Mitin acting governor of northwestern Novgorod region, the Kremlin press service reported on Wednesday.
According to the press service, the president signed a decree to this effect because Mitin’s term as Novgorod region governor expired on August 7. He will be acting governor until a new governor comes to office after gubernatorial elections appointed by the regional legislature on October 14, 2012.
Mitin has been Novgorod region governor since 2007.