Dmitry Medvedev



Newly re-elected Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev presented to Vladimir Putin’s new government.

Russia has unveiled a new government.

As the correspondent in Russia, the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

In particular, in place of the Minister of agriculture, he proposed the appointment of the Chairman of the Rosselkhozbank Board Dmitry Patrushev, the new head of the Ministry of transport to appoint Eugene Dietrich, who previously held the post of first Deputy Minister of transport. For the post of head of Medvedev suggested Dmitry Kobylkin

The head of the new Ministry of education will be Olga Vasilyeva, which previous held the post of Minister of education, and the Ministry of science and higher education will be headed by Mikhail kotyukov . As head of the Ministry of development of digital Medvedev has proposed to approve Konstantin Noskov, who was previously the head of the analytical center for the government.

Their posts in the government will retain the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, the Minister of defence Sergei Shoigu, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin, health Minister Veronica Skvortsova, Minister of energy Alexander Novak, Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister of justice Konovalov. The Minister of economic development of Russia Maxim Oreshkin also retained his post.

Candidates in the Deputy Prime Minister, as Medvedev had announced earlier, are: Dmitry Kozak will be in charge of industry and energy; Deputy defense Minister Yuri Borisov – military-industrial complex (still supervised Dmitry Rogozin), Vitaly Mutko, construction and regional policy, Tatyana Golikova – social policy and healthcare, Olga Golodets, culture and sport, Aleksey Gordeyev – agriculture.