Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On Acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan”. This was reported on the official website of the President of Russia.
The full text of the Decree is the following:
“In connection with the expiration of the term of office of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan R.N. Minnikhanov, under subparagraph” b “of paragraph 9 of Article 19 of the Federal Law of October 6, 1999 № 184-FZ” On general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State authorities of the Russian Federation” I hereby Resolve:
1. Assign Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov Acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan before taking office by the person elected President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
2. This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its signing. ” More – http://www.kremlin.ru/acts/47951