Mayor of Irkutsk Region district affected by floods resigns

Mayor of Irkutsk Region district affected by floods resigns
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The local legislature of the Nizhneyudinsky District of the Irkutsk Region has accepted the resignation of mayor Sergei Khudonogov, APA reports citing TASS.

The Russian Investigative Committee has initiated criminal proceedings against Khudonogov after the reports on emergency services eliminating the consequences of the floods affecting the region in the mayor’s cottage first, a local MP Valery Zarechny said on Monday.

"He wrote in his resignation, we held a session of the Duma attended by 17 out of 19 deputies. 14 voted for [his resignation], three abstained," Zarechny said.

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