Donetsk, Nov 18 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Acting Head Denis Pushilin has relieved DPR Acting Economic Development Minister Alexey Polovyan of his duties.

Polovyan, who has held the post since 2018 is succeeded by his first deputy Vladimir Zverkov. Previously, Zverkov was deputy director of the Department for Regional Development under the Russian Economic Development Ministry.

Pulishin’s decrees on discharging Polovyan and replacing him with Zverkov were signed, respectively, on November 17 and November 18 and have come into force.*jk