Sardana Avksentyeva, the mayor of the city of Yakutsk, has resigned, citing unspecified health concerns. But many residents claim that the popular mayor ran too far afoul of the ruling United Russia party and was pressured from her post in the run-up to Russian parliamentary elections this fall.
The ‘Last Free Mayor In Putin’s Russia’ Steps Down. The Question Is Why.
January 13, 2021 | Radio Free Europe | Shares: 0