Mayors Resign After Poor Poll Results For United Russia

ULYANOVSK/AKHTUBINSK — The mayors of two Russian cities where the number of votes for the ruling United Russia party in parliamentary elections on December 4 was relatively low have tendered their resignations, RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports. Aleksandr Pinkov, mayor of the south-central Russian city of Ulyanovsk, resigned on December 8 after two years in office. […]