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Tambov Governor filed papers for the nomination of a candidate for election

The acting Governor of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin submitted to the election Commission about nomination of a candidate for the post of head of the regional administration, said Friday the regional administration.

Previously the regional branch of "United Russia" has approved the nomination of Nikitin at the election of the head of administration of the Tambov region.

"Alexander Nikitin has submitted documents to the regional electoral Commission for the nomination of a candidate for the position of head of administration of the Tambov region", - stated in the message.

Elections of the head of administration of the Tambov region scheduled for September 13 of this year.

Nikitin won the previous elections of Governor of the region, which took place in the fall of 2015. His term ends this year. In early June, Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Nikitin stated that it supported his nomination for a new term.