3 Oct 2019 16:42

Rosgidromet chief Yakovenko relieved of duties

MOSCOW. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed the head of the national weather service Rosgidromet, Maxim Yakovenko.

"To relieve Yakovenko, Maxim Yevgeniyevich, from the office of Head of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring," the directive published on the government website said.

Yakovenko had led the agency since September 2017.