Became known composition of the new government of Russia (updated)

Стал известен состав нового правительства России (обновлено)

On Friday, may 18, in Sochi took place the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The heads of the government presented to the President a new Cabinet of Ministers. Putin endorsed Medvedev’s proposals and stated that he would sign a decree on the appointments today, may 18.

We call key positions. Sergei Shoigu has retained the post of Minister of defense of Russia. Sergei Lavrov remains at the head of the Russian foreign Ministry. The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky remains.

The son of the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev Dmitry will lead the work of the Ministry of agriculture. He had held the post Alexander Tkachev in the Cabinet not included.

Also not included in the new government Dmitry Rogozin, Igor Shuvalov, Arkady Dvorkovich, Mikhail Men, Nikolay Nikiforov, Alexander Khloponin, Sergey Donskoy, Maxim Sokolov, Alexander Galushka, Lev Kuznetsov, Sergei Prikhodko.

Analysis of changes in the composition of the government shows that remained at their posts all the security forces and the Minister of foreign Affairs. Almost completely replaced those in charge of the economy and the social sphere.

The meeting of Putin and Medvedev lasted only a few minutes. The President and Prime Minister didn’t even try to hide the fact that the nominations of Ministers and Deputy Prime Ministers have long agreed. Medvedev repeated several times, referring to Putin, a key phrase: “As we agreed…”

Following the full composition of the new government of the Russian Federation:

Sergey Lavrov — Minister of foreign Affairs

Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister of internal Affairs

Sergei Shoigu — Minister of defense

Eugene Zimichev (former aide-de-camp succeeded Putin Vladimir Puchkov) — the Minister of emergency situations

Anton Siluanov — Minister of Finance and first Deputy Prime Minister

Tatyana Golikova Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the social sector

Vitaly Mutko, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the construction

Dmitry Kozak — Deputy Prime Minister in charge of industry and energy

Vladimir Medinsky — Minister of culture

Alexander Konovalov — Minister of justice

Veronika Skvortsova — Minister of health

Denis Manturov — Minister of industry and trade

Maxim Oreshkin — Minister of economic development

Alexander Novak — Minister of energy

Maxim Topilin, Minister of labor and social protection

Pavel Kolobkov — the Minister of sports

Dmitry Patrushev — the Minister of agriculture

Vladimir Yakushev — Minister of construction

Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of nature

Eugene Dietrich — Minister of transport

Alexander Kozlov, Minister of development of the East

Sergey Chebotarev — the Minister for North Caucasus Affairs

Olga Vasileva — Minister of education

Mikhail Kotyukov — Minister of science

Konstantin Noskov, Minister of telecommunications

Yuri Trutnev Deputy Prime Minister

Yuri Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister

Alexey Gordeev — the Deputy Prime Minister

Maxim Akimov Deputy Prime Minister

Konstantin Chuichenko — Deputy Prime Minister, the head of the government of Russia (replaced Sergei Prikhodko, caught in the middle of a scandal triggered by revelations of Nasty Fish).

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