03 March 2009, 19:00

Sochi starts electoral campaign of City Mayor

The city of Sochi (Krasnodar Territory) has launched its electoral campaign of the Mayor, towards the election to take place on April 26. The City Electoral Commission (CEC) will stop receiving documents from candidates for the Mayor of Sochi on March 26, as Yuri Rykov, chairman of the Commission has explained.

On March 2, the CEC considered the action plan on preparation and holding the early election of the Mayor of Sochi. Now, the city has 4 territorial electoral commissions and 210 local ones. The UGA.ru portal reports that as of January 1, 2009, Sochi counts 296,150 voters.

So far, the CEC has received no applications. This electoral campaign will be shorter than the previous one; its term has been shortened by one third. The "Vecherni Sochi" newspaper writes that the law on municipal elections in Krasnodar Territory allows doing it.

As of today, Sochi is governed by Anatoly Pakhomov, Vice-Mayor, who was appointed Acting Mayor on January 20 and replaced Dzhambulat Khatuov, who became, in his turn, the First Vice-Governor of the Krasnodar Territory.

Form of mobile communication
SMS: 8 903-767-6060

Know more? Do not be silent!

Lt feedback banner e01cf55c0487ab086773693a4f9f867af4d4bf9ccaab912687ca14ae806e7435

June 29, 2015 13:03

June 27, 2015 21:26

June 27, 2015 10:25

June 27, 2015 09:38

  • Abdulatipov's order to change Dagestani anthem appealed against

    The initiative group of residents of Dagestan has filed a lawsuit demanding to cancel the order of the head of the region to change the national anthem of the Republic of Dagestan. According to the claimants, the decision was made without public discussions and is insulting for Dagestanis.

June 27, 2015 08:04

June 27, 2015 00:26

  • Sochi residents state poor authorities' help during flooding

    As stated by local residents, there was no warning about the upcoming flooding in Sochi; rescuers and utilities services failed to reach some localities; and rural residents had to cope with the consequences of the calamity on their own. There are people among them, who have not yet received any compensation for the past floods, which regularly affect the city.

June 26, 2015 23:33

  • Avetisyan family murder case delivered to Armenia

    The trial of the Russian soldier Valery Permyakov, accused of massacring the Avetisyan family, will be held under the jurisdiction of the Armenian party. The decision was announced during the meeting of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan with Russian Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov.

All news

News archive