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Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new presidential representative in the Far East
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new presidential representative in the Far East, the Kremlin’s press-service has said. He is Oleg Safonov, Russia’s deputy Interior Minister since November 14, 2006. The newly appointed representative’s chief task will be that of decriminalizing the region in view of Russia’s intention to host an APEC summit in Vladivostok in 2012. Safonov thanked the president for the appointment, which he described as “a manifestation of confidence.” “I am perfectly aware of the importance of the Far East, and of the problems that there exist in its constituent territories,” Safonov said. “I shall do my utmost to focus on the development of the economy, industries and the social sphere, which is particularly important against the backdrop of the Nevelsk earthquake disaster.” Oleg A. Safonov was born in Ulyanovsk on August 24, 1960. In 1982 graduated from the Moscow Higher Border Guards Academy of the USSR KGB, in 1989, from the Yu. V. Andropov Institute of the USSR KGB, and in 2003, from the North-Western Academy of the Civil Service. Lieutenant-General. In 1982-1991, a career state security service officer. Subsequently held the positions of chief specialist for external relations at the St. Petersburg Mayor’s Office, programs coordinator of the Cultural Initiative international foundation and adviser to the governor of the Leningrad Region. An employee of the State Committee for Fisheries till 2003. In 2003-2005 – an aide to the presidential representative in the Southern Federal District. In 2005-2006 – an auditor at Russia’s Audit Chamber. Since November 14, 2006, Russia’s Deputy Interior Minister.
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