Putin dismissed Pavel Astakhov

Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree released from the post of the Commissioner for children’s rights Pavel Astakhov. The Ombudsman has left at own will, informs “RIA Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Kremlin.

Who will replace Astakhov, is still unknown. On the eve of the RBC sources in the presidential administration reported that the most likely candidate for the post of Commissioner for the rights of the child became the head of the Executive Committee of Penza “Russian popular front” Anna Kuznetsova.

The interlocutors RBC said that the resignation, which the Kremlin announced in the summer, will be held on Friday, September 9, the day after my birthday Astakhov. The Ombudsman said the 50-year anniversary.