Kherson Oblast Governor Andriy Hordeyev (R) speaks with President Petro Poroshenko (L) in a photograph posted on the governor’s Facebook page on March 30, 2019. Hordeyev tendered his resignation to the president on April 6, 2019 amid allegations of involvement in the murder of civic activist Kateryna Gandziuk. (Courtesy)
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, by his decree, dismissed the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration Andriy Hordeyev from his post.
“To dismiss Hordeyev Andriy Anatoliyovytch from the post of head of the Kherson Regional State Administration according to the application he submitted,” text of decree No. 141/2019, published on the website of the head of state on Friday, says.
By another decree, Poroshenko appointed first deputy head of the Kherson Regional State Administration Dmytro Butriy as acting head of the regional state administration.
“To temporarily entrust the duties of the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration to Butriy Dmytro Stefanovych,” text of decree No. 142/2019 of April 12 reads.