Just over a week after a deadly fire swept through a shopping centre in Russia’s Kemerovo Region, Governor Aman Tuleyev tendered his resignation to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

 The March 25 mall fire left 64 people dead, most of whom were children, including an entire middle school class of young teenagers who burned to death while locked inside a cinema hall while their teacher was shopping.

Tuleyev and his administration had come under scathing criticism from the victims’ families ...

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