The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the executive order appointing Yury Bezdudny the Acting Governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug until an elected governor takes office - the Kremlin’s press service said on Thursday, April 2.

Before, Yury Bezdudny was the deputy governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

The President by his order terminated the powers of Alexander Tsybulsky as the governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug, appointing him Acting Governor of the Arkhangelsk Oblast after resignation of Igor Orlov.