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President Of Russia's Adygeya Republic Submits Resignation


http://gdb.rferl.org/1094891e-dc32-43e5-a8a6-073fb2c64fd8_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/1094891e-dc32-43e5-a8a6-073fb2c64fd8_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) April 4, 2006 -- The president of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Adygeya has submitted his resignation to the republic's parliament.


However, the parliamentary speaker declined to announce a vote on Khazret Sovmen's resignation.


He also failed to open Sovmen's letter, which apparently contained an explanation of Sovmen's decision.


Sovmen, a wealthy businessman, was elected to the post in 2002. His term was to expire next year.


(Interfax, newsru.com, lenta.ru)

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