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The court upheld the removal from office of the mayor of Volgograd.
Central District Court upheld the decision of Volgograd Volgograd Oblast Governor Anatoliy Brovko to impeach the Roman Grebennikov from the mayor of Volgograd ..
Judge Alex Roman Grebennikov Kosolapov denied the claim.
court's decision may be appealed in the regional court within 10 days.
recall, the governor of the Volgograd region, Anatoly Brovko Feb. 22 signed a decree on the dismissal of the head of the city "in accordance with the actions (or inactions) of Chapter Volgograd Roman Grebennikov punishable violation of the rights and freedoms of man and citizen." Presidium of the Political Council of the Volgograd regional branch of United Russia on Thursday ruled Roman Grebennikov the party.
Volgograd City Council has appointed an acting mayor first deputy head Sergei Sokolov. Exercising the powers of the head of Volgograd, according to the decision of the Volgograd City Council, Sergei Sokolov, will be "before the presidential elections in Volgograd, or termination of the circumstances do not allow the head of Volgograd to perform their duties."
According to IA "Height 102", February 25, Anatoly Brovko told reporters that "the city of Volgograd will now live a new life," and "mayor of Volgograd has to be the vice-governor."
In Volgograd remains tense socio-political situation. The city held rallies in defense of delayed mayor. In general, although most people are critical of the activities Grebennikov as mayor, nevertheless believes that his removal should be conducted in accordance with the law.
In addition, over 70% of the population are categorically against the idea of wage management of large cities: people like to choose their mayor.