“A housewife won the election.” The story of Sofia Pugachyova, the head of a northern countryside district who is putting a human face on the government

In 2010 Sofia Pugachyova moved from St. Petersburg to a remote village near Pskov. A few years later, she ran for an election from the Yabloko party and was elected as the head of the district government. It is the first time the district is headed by an opposition party representative.

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