dismissals

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan, who tendered his resignation on Sunday, saying he believes the country's constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events, signed a decree to dismiss Emil Tarasyan, who was head of his …

Nazarbayev's nephew sacked as deputy state security chief

Nazarbayev's nephew sacked as deputy state security chief

Samat Abish, the nephew of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, was sacked as second-in-command at the National Security committee on Monday, the president's office said. The decision was made by the President of Kazakhstan …

Yerevan mayor removed from position

Yerevan mayor removed from position

The Council of Elders of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan removed Hayk Marutyan as mayor by a vote of 44 to 10. The Council of Elders also voted to replace Marutyan with his former deputy Hrachya Sargsyan. The My Step …

Turkey's finance minister replaced as lira crashes

Turkey's finance minister replaced as lira crashes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed a new treasury and finance minister early Thursday after Lutfi Elvan stepped down from the post as the currency has been tumbling to record lows. Erdogan named Nureddin Nebati, who was …

Tunisia health minister sacked as virus cases soar

Tunisia health minister sacked as virus cases soar

Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi sacked Tunisia's health minister, the premier's office said, as spiralling coronavirus cases weigh on the North African country's swamped health system. Faouzi Mehdi's sacking came days …

Russian Emergencies Ministry

Russian Emergencies Ministry

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Pavel Baryshev, Deputy Head of EMERCOM of Russia, who had held this post since February 2, 2017. The reasons for the decision are not specified. The corresponding decree was published on the …

Head of traffic police of Moscow dismissed

Head of traffic police of Moscow dismissed

The head of the Moscow State Traffic Safety Inspectorate, Police Colonel Yuri Droganov, was dismissed, a source in law enforcement agencies informed. "By a presidential decree, the head of the Moscow State Traffic Safety …

Pashinyan dismisses two deputy ministers

Pashinyan dismisses two deputy ministers

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has signed decisions to dismiss two deputy ministers, according to the government website. Accordingly, Deputy Minister of Economy Naira Margaryan has been relieved of her post. Rafik …

Pashinyan dismisses Balayan as Armenia's deputy defense minister

Pashinyan dismisses Balayan as Armenia's deputy defense minister

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a decree on Tuesday dismissing Gabriel Balayan as deputy defense minister. Yesterday, Balayan said that he had submitted a letter of resignation, explaining this by omissions. Balayan was …

Head of Armenia's National Security Service dismissed

Head of Armenia's National Security Service dismissed

Chief of Armenian intelligence service Argishti Kyaramyan was removed from duty, according to a presidential decree. The Armenian armed forces committed a large-scale provocation, subjecting the positions of the Azerbaijani army to …

Dzhambulat Ozdoev appointed head of Ingushetia administration

Dzhambulat Ozdoev appointed head of Ingushetia administration

In Ingushetia, Dzhambulat Ozdoev was appointed the head of the republic  administration. Previously, he served as the human rights ombudsman in the region,   the press service of the head and government of the region informs. …

Kazakhstan's Vice Minister of Education dismissed

Kazakhstan's Vice Minister of Education dismissed

Fatima Zhakypova has been removed from the post of Kazakhstan's Vice Minister of Education and Science by the decree of the government, the press service of the Kazakh Prime Minister said. Zhakypova was earlier …

Pashinyan dismisses head of Armenia's rescue service

Pashinyan dismisses head of Armenia's rescue service

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has dismissed Artak Nahapetyan as head of the Armenian emergency ministry's rescue service by issuing an appropriate decree. The decree is placed on the …

Alexander Grigoryan expelled from FC Tambov

Alexander Grigoryan expelled from FC Tambov

According to the FC Tambov press service, the club terminated the contract with head coach Alexander Grigoryan. The contract was terminated by mutual agreement of the parties. The reason for dismissal is not specified, however, at …

Pashinyan dismisses his top advisor

Pashinyan dismisses his top advisor

Armenian Prime Minster Nikol Pashinyan dismissed his top advisor Valery Osipyan, according to the government's website.  The corresponding decision was taken yesterday. Earlier, Osipyan …

Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Turkish authorities fired mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van for alleged ties to the PKK, a Kurdish group classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said. The pro-Kurdish …