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The head of Bashkiria announced resignation - RIA Novosti, 11.10.2018

Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov. Archival photo
UFA, 11 Oct — RIA Novosti. The head of Bashkiria Rustem Khamitov on Thursday declared early abdication, having addressed citizens of the republic. "My work as the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan comes to the end. I sent the appeal to the President of the Russian Federation with a request to accept my resignation" — it is said in the shorthand report of the statement of the official published on his website. Khamitov also reported that he will not participate in the following elections of the head of Bashkiria in 2019. He expressed opinion that heads of regions at mature age have to make in due time the decision on abdication and "to leave adequately". "Not under pressing from above or from below or in view of force majeure, and after careful consideration and non-conflicting" — Khamitov concluded.



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