Political appointments

Grozny's new mayor elected (VIDEO)

Ibragim Zakriyev has been appointed as Grozny's mayor by local legislators, the leader of Russia's North Caucasus region of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said on his VK page. The Grozny …

Iran's central bank governor replaced

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed Iran’s central bank governor Valiollah Seif. Valiollah Seif was replaced with Abdolnaser Hemmati, who headed the state insurance …

Acting mayor of Baku appointed

Eldar Azizov has been appointed as deputy head of the Baku City Executive Authority upon a relevant order by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the city executive authority said. Azizov assumed office on July 16, APA …

Georgian PM Appoints new Cabinet

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze appointed Giorgi Kobulia as economy minister, Mikheil Batiashvili as minister of education and science, as well as Ivane Machavariani …

Taimuraz Ahokhov appointed as Nalchik mayor

The Nalchik city council confirmed as Taimuraz Ahokhov the city's mayor Taimuraz Ahokhov was born in 1971 in Baksan. He graduated from the sociology faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University and …

Two Sarkisyans dismissed in Armenia

Armenia's government dismissed Narek Sarkisyan as head of the State Committee for Urban Development and Martin Sarkisyan as head of the State Cadastre Committee of Real Estate. The republic's …