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Putin has appointed four of his bodyguards to be regional governors. Two have already quit.

Source: Meduza
On June 5, Astrakhan Region Acting Governor Sergey Morozov <a href="https://meduza.io/news/2019/06/05/gubernator-astrahanskoy-oblasti-sergey-morozov-ushel-v-otstavku" target="_blank">resigned</a>. He was only appointed to the post in the fall of 2018. He will be replaced by Igor Babushkin, the deputy presidential plenipotentiary for the Northern Caucasian Federal District. Morozov, like Alexey Dyumin (Tula Region), Yevgeny Zinichev (Kaliningrad Region), and Dmitry Mironov (Yaroslavl Region), worked in the Federal Protective Service prior to his appointment and was a member of Vladimir Putin’s personal security detail.
On June 5, Astrakhan Region Acting Governor Sergey Morozov resigned. He was only appointed to the post in the fall of 2018. He will be replaced by Igor Babushkin, the deputy presidential plenipotentiary for the Northern Caucasian Federal District. Morozov, like Alexey Dyumin (Tula Region), Yevgeny Zinichev (Kaliningrad Region), and Dmitry Mironov (Yaroslavl Region), worked in the Federal Protective Service prior to his appointment and was a member of Vladimir Putin’s personal security detail.

Cover photo: Mikhail Klimentyev / Press Service of the President of the Russian Federation / TASS / Vida Press

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