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Russian president fires Moscows mayor

Published on 28/09/2010

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov has been asked to step down by Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, who said he had lost confidence in him, according to the president’s website 27 September. He is to be replaced by his deputy Vladimir Resin. Rumours of an impending break had been swirling for days. Luzhkov has been mayor of Moscow ...