Governors should be responsible for quality of business climate in regions – Putin

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MOSCOW. Dec 27 (Interfax) – The heads of Russian regions ought to bear a political responsibility for their territories, President Vladimir Putin said.

“Governors in the regions should bear a political responsibility for the quality of the business climate there. It is a test of his [governor’s] management skills,” Putin said at a State Council session on Thursday.

“As for the best, most effective regional heads and members of their teams, they should form the core of the country’s human resources,” he said.