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2 Governors Nominated

President Dmitry Medvedev nominated Deputy Tver Governor Andrei Shevelyov as governor to replace unpopular Governor Dmitry Zelenin, who last fall complained about finding a worm in his salad during a Kremlin meal, Interfax reported Wednesday.

Medvedev also nominated Sakhalin Governor Alexander Khoroshavin to a new term.

(MT)

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