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MOSCOW, December 17, 12:27 /ITAR-TASS/. A source from the Kremlin has not confirmed a report published by the Vedomosti newspaper in Tuesday's issue about possible early resignation of St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.
Speaking to Itar-Tass, the unnamed source from the administration of the Russian president recommended to the newspaper "being more careful when selecting a source of information and have a more serious attitude to its authenticity.”
Vedomosti said in Tuesday's issue that St.Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, whose term in office expires in 2016, might resign ahead of term so that the next election of a new St.Petesburg governor could be held in 2014.