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Putin rebuked Sergei Darkin, governor of Primorye, for running Russia’s most criminalised region in December after a member of the public asked Putin, during a televised question and answer session, to stop Darkin stealing public money.

Darkin, a former docker, dismissed the claim that his advisers said was a slur invented by his enemies.

The sacking is aimed at bolstering support for Putin in Primorye after poor results for Putin’s ruling party in the region in the Dec. 4 parliamentary election, analysts said.

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