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KRASNODAR, November 7 (Itar-Tass) — Chairman of Itar-Tass Board, deputy of the 5th legislative assembly of the Krasnodar Territory Vitaly Ignatenko was appointed representative of the Krasnodar Territory’s administration in the Federation Council by the resolution of regional governor Alexander Tkachev.
The governor said so on Wednesday, at the organizing session of the 5th regional parliament elected in the region with a population of five million on October 14.
"I'm confident Vitaly Nikitich [Ignatenko] will be an outstanding representative of the Krasnodar territory in the federal branch of power," the governor underlined.
Alexander Tkachev reminded that regional residents knew Vitally Ignatenko well, as a person who had done much for the benefit of the region. He is the Krasnodar Territory's Hero of Labor, Honorary Citizen of the City of Sochi where he was born and grew up, and with which he has always kept in touch.
Ignatenko made the largest contribution by heading the public council for preparing the Sochi Olympic Games 2014.