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Gazprom’s Zhvachkin Nominated to Head Russian Region of Tomsk

February 07, 2012

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev nominated Sergei Zhvachkin, the head of an OAO Gazprom unit in the Krasnodar region, to become govenor of the Tomsk region in Siberia, the presidential administration said in an e-mailed statement today.

His candidacy was submitted to local lawmakers for confirmation, according to the statement.

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