President Putin reshuffles authorities in occupied Sevastopol, allegedly sacks Ambassador to Ukraine Zurabov

28.07.2016 13:55 416

Large-scale reshuffles have begun in the Russian regions, various government agencies of the Russian Federation and the occupied Sevastopol on Thursday, the President of the Russian Federation site and the Russian media have reported.

The Kremlin website has reported as facts the following appointments. Sergey Menyailo, former mayor of the occupied Sevastopol, was appointed presidential envoy to the Siberian Federal District. Dmitry Ovsyannikov was appointed acting "Governor of Sevastopol city."

Unconfirmed reports concerning Ukraine have also been published. "Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov has been dismissed from his post. Meanwhile, the Kremlin's website hasn’t released any information on this allegation," Moscow Speaking radio station has said.


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