Following Smolensk Region Governor Alexei Ostrovsky’s request for an early termination of his mandate, and in accordance with Article 27(1)(1) and Article 28(1)(2) of Federal Law No. 414-FZ of December 21, 2021, On the General Principles of Public Administration in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation, the President resolved to accept the voluntary resignation of Smolensk Region Governor Alexei Ostrovsky.
The President resolved to appoint Vasily Anokhin Acting Governor of the Smolensk Region until an elected governor takes office.
Meeting with Vasily Anokhin
March 17, 2023