TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2010) - High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG)("High River" or the "Company") announces the resignation of Igor Klimanov as a Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective October 04, 2010. The Company's Board of Directors will be meeting to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Klimanov for his service.
About High River
High River is unhedged gold company with interests in producing mines and advanced exploration projects in Russia and Burkina Faso. Two underground mines, Zun-Holba and Irokinda, are situated in the Lake Baikal region of Russia. Two open pit gold mines, Berezitovy in Russia and Taparko-Bouroum in Burkina Faso, are also in production. Finally, High River has two advanced exploration projects with NI 43-101 compliant resource estimates, the Bissa gold project in Burkina Faso and 50% interest in the Prognoz silver project in Russia.