“I would like to express my special thanks to Sergey Anatolyevich Zhvachkin, who worked selflessly for the benefit of Tomsk citizens for just over 10 years. And he really made a great contribution to the development of the Tyumen region. The Tyumen land is the land of strong-willed Siberians, very sincere, very decent, talented and hardworking people”, - said Mazur during his speech.
Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Vladimir Mazur Acting Governor of the Tomsk Region on May 10.
Mazur is a native of the Tomsk region. He graduated from Tomsk State University with a degree in jurisprudence, worked at local enterprises, and since 2004 was appointed deputy mayor of Tomsk. In 2011, he was appointed Deputy Governor of the Tyumen Region for investment policy, ecology and subsoil use. In 2012, he became mayor of Tobolsk and was re-elected for a new term, but later resigned. In 2019, Mazur moved to the Kaluga Region, where he was appointed Deputy Governor, and the next year, First Deputy Governor. From June 2020, he worked as Deputy Head of the Office of the President of the Russian Federation for Domestic Policy.