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Executive order on relieving Moscow mayor of his duties ahead of term

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order relieving Yury Luzhkov of his duties as Moscow Mayor ahead of term.

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By his Executive Order, Dmitry Medvedev dismissed Yury Luzhkov from his position as Moscow mayor in connection with the Russian President’s loss of confidence in him.

Vladimir Resin has been appointed Acting Mayor until the person vested with powers of Moscow Mayor takes office.

The Executive Order comes into force upon its signing.

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