Of Ministers a Cabinet

Vladimir Putin approved the nominations, which was presented by Dmitry Medvedev

Владимир Путин утвердил кандидатуры, которые представил Дмитрий Медведев

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has approved the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev candidates for the posts of Vice-premiers and Ministers.

The meeting was held at the residence of the Russian President in Sochi, RIA Novosti reported.

Putin noted that he had discussed with Medvedev all candidates early in the morning on a preliminary basis.

“People are famous, with good experience, well-established”, – quotes the President Agency.

First Deputy Prime Minister became Anton Siluanov, Deputy Prime Minister for social bloc has appointed Tatyana Golikova.

Vice Prime Minister-Plenipotentiary in DFO was Yuri Trutnev.

Deputy Prime Minister for construction was Vitaly Mutko.

Their posts in the government kept foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, the Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov, Minister of healthcare Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of defense Sergey Shoigu, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, the Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov, the head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin, the Ministry of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin and Minister of energy Alexander Novak.

New appointments:

The new head of the Ministry of agriculture was Dmitry Patrushev, Vladimir Yakushev will now lead the Ministry, and Dmitry Kobylkin – the Ministry of environment.

The transport Ministry will be headed by Eugene Dietrich, and Ministry – the Governor of the Amur region Alexander Kozlov.

Also changed the head of the MOE: the place Vladimir Puchkov has appointed Eugene Senicheva.

The head created by the Ministry of education was Olga Vasiliev, and Minister of science and higher education was Mikhail Kotyukov, the former head of the Federal Agency of scientific organizations (FANO).

Minister for digital development, communications and mass media (former Ministry of communications) has appointed the head of the Analytical center under the government of Konstantin Noskov.

Some officials in the government are gone:

Alexander Tkachev, Mikhail Men, the Minister, Vladimir Puchkov, Alexander Khloponin, Sergey Donskoy, Maxim Sokolov, Alexander Galushka, Lev Kuznetsov, Dmitry Rogozin, Igor Shuvalov, Arkady Dvorkovich, Mikhail Abyzov shall not enter into the composition of the new Cabinet posts of Deputy Prime Ministers and Ministers.

Tkachev held a post of the head of the Ministry of agriculture, Men – Ministry of construction and housing, Minister of communications, Puchkov was the head of the Ministry of emergency situations, Donskoi – the natural resources Ministry, Sokolov – Ministry of transport, Abyzov – Minister for Open government, Kuznetsov – Minister of development of the North Caucasus, dumpling – on development of the Far East. Khloponin, Rogozin, Shuvalov and Dvorkovich held the posts of Vice-premiers.

“On Monday, Medvedev presented to Vladimir Putin proposals on the structure of the government, which the President also approved. A fundamental change is proposed because the current structure has proven its efficiency”, – informs RIA Novosti.

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