Crimea to choose governor from 3 nominees proposed by Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has put three nominations before the parliament of Crimea for the legislature to choose from in appointing the region's head of administration, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has put three nominations before the parliament of Crimea for the legislature to choose from in appointing the region's head of administration, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

The candidates are acting Crimean head of administration Sergei Aksyonov, Crimean Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Gennady Narayev, who is also chief state inspector for Crimea, and State Duma deputy Alexander Terentyev, the president's office said in a statement.

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