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Perm, Ivanovo Nominations

United Russia has nominated incumbent Perm Governor Oleg Chirkunov and incumbent Ivanovo Governor Mikhail Men for reappointment, Interfax reported Saturday.

The party submitted lists of three candidates each to President Dmitry Medvedev, who may now pick a name off each list or choose an alternative for confirmation by the local legislatures.

The list for Perm also includes Igor Rudensky, a State Duma deputy with United Russia; and the head of the party’s faction in the local legislature, Gennady Tushnolobov. In Ivanovo, the list includes Duma Deputy Tatyana Yakovleva and the speaker for the regional legislature, Sergei Pakhomov. 

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