Crimea's Aksyonov refuses to comply with Medvedev's order

15:00, 22 December 2015
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De facto head of Crimean occupation authorities Sergey Aksyonov has said that he has no plans to reduce the number of Crimean government officials, according to a newly created Russian news agency FlashCrimea.

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Earlier on Monday, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the reduction of the state apparatus by 10% from January 1, 2016.

Read alsoConflict between Kremlin, Crimea's Aksyonov escalating"We have no such plans for one reason – the challenges faced by the Crimean authorities differ from the tasks performed by the authorities in peacetime in the mainland Russian Federation," Aksyonov said.

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