Legendary Aman Tuleyev to dismiss.

73-year-old Governor directs the Kemerovo region since 1997


The decision of changing the head of Kemerovo region Aman Tuleyev will be made after the presidential elections of 2018. It is likely to “with honor hold to retire.”

This is with reference to sources close to the Kremlin, writes RBC.

The sources noticed that to leave before March 2018 Tuleyev can only in case of sharp deterioration of health. This is due to the fact that the head of Kuzbass can provide a high percentage of the vote for Vladimir Putin.

It is noted that the media began to report on possible resignation Tuleyev in may 2017, when he went on leave for back surgery. In August, the money was returned to Kemerovo, its first meeting after the surgery he spent in a wheelchair.

73-year-old Tuleyev headed the Kemerovo region since 1997.

We will remind, Putin has not yet decided whether to run for President of the Russian Federation.