This is reported by the Russian media.

Earlier, Saldo said that he was “temporarily resigning due to illness.”

Russian doctors assessed his condition as “extremely serious.”

The media report that, according to doctors, Saldo’s collaborator “could have been poisoned.”

It is reported that the head of the “government of the Kherson region” appointed by the occupiers will act as Saldo, FSB officer Sergei Eliseev.

On August 4, shortly before his statement about the temporary suspension from duties of the head of the occupational administration of the Kherson region due to illness, Vladimir Saldo visited the Genichesk region, where he presented gauleiter of the non-existent Nizhneserogozsky district. They became the head of the neighboring Novotroitsk settlement territorial community Zbarovsky Petr Nikolayevich, born on May 23, 1964.

Read also: What to expect from the Russian “government” of the occupied Kherson region

April 29 Ukrainian law enforcement officers reported in absentia to Vladimir Saldo on suspicion of high treason committed under martial law (part 2 of article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

Center for Investigative Journalism reminds the SBU of the inaction that allowed Saldo and people like him to return to Ukraine after 2014, bring their own people into power and influence the situation in the city and region. And to sabotage, including the creation of the Kherson region’s territorial defense. Back in 2016, the CJR handed over to the SBU records of conversations of a person with the voice of Saldo, in which on cooperation with the FSB and ordering the kidnapping of Russian oppositionistswho fled to Ukraine.

Read more about the history of Vladimir Saldo in the materials of the TsZhR “Negative balance” and “New “tapes of the balance”: the FSB is looking for performers for the “delivery” of Russian “fugitives”.


At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military is committing thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

Center for Investigative Journalism keeps a daily log Russia’s war against Ukraine on all platforms: YouTube, facebook, Telegram, Twitter