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TASS-FILE. 7 may 2018 took place the inauguration of the elected President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. In connection with its inauguration, the government of the Russian Federation headed by Dmitry Medvedev, adds his powers. This requirement is contained in the Federal constitutional law “About the government of the Russian Federation” of December 17, 1997.

Dmitry Medvedev’s Cabinet was formed in may 2012 after the inauguration of the elected President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. On 7 may, the day of his inauguration, the President submitted to the state Duma Medvedev’s candidacy for appointment to the post of Prime Minister. 8 may the lower chamber of Parliament has supported this view (for – 299 of 450 deputies, against – 144), following signing of corresponding presidential decree . May 21, approved the structure of the government, which included seven Deputy Prime Ministers and 20 Ministers.

In the next six years, was replaced by the leaders of seven ministries, three new ministries and eliminated two established two new posts of Vice-premiers. As a result, as of may 7, 2018 in the structure of the Cabinet consisted of nine Deputy Prime Ministers and 21 Ministers.

Editorial from the guardian, the DOSSIER prepared a chronology of the resignations and appointments in the government in 2012-2018.

Vice-premiers

8 may 2013 Deputy Chairman of RF government – chief of RF government staff Vladislav Surkov has been relieved of his duties at his own request. On 20 September of the same year he went to work in the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, where he became assistant to the head of state Vladimir Putin.

See also

The Government Of The Russian Federation. Dossier

The procedure for the resignation of the government of the Russian Federation. Dossier

The procedure of forming a new government. Dossier

The head of the Russian governments since 1990. Dossier

How to change the structure of the government of the Russian Federation in the years 2012-2018. Dossier

The results of the activities of the government Dmitry Medvedev in the years 2012-2018. Dossier

Biography Of Dmitry Medvedev

22 may 2013 the new Deputy Prime Minister – chief of government staff, was appointed Deputy Vladislav Surkov, Sergei Prikhodko, from 8 to 21 may 2013 acting chief of staff.

31 Aug 2013 in the government from presidential Administration has transferred the assistant to the President Yuri Trutnev. He was given the post of Deputy Prime Minister – Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the far Eastern Federal district, which was established by the decree of the head of state on the same day.

19 Oct 2016 Putin endorsed Medvedev’s proposal on the introduction of additional post of Deputy Prime Minister. On the same day the new Deputy Prime Minister supervising questions of physical culture, sport, tourism and youth policy, was appointed by the former Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko. Earlier these powers were within the sphere of responsibilities of the two Deputy Prime Ministers: for tourism and youth policy, said Olga Golodets, physical activity and sport – Arkady Dvorkovich.

Ministers

17 Oct 2012 has left his post as Minister of regional development Oleg Govorun. The resignation followed a month after the reprimand, which the Minister received from the President of the Russian Federation for inadequate execution of the may decrees. In October 2013, the talker went to work in the Administration of the President, where he held the post of head of the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation on socio-economic cooperation with CIS States, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The new head of the Ministry of regional development, 17 October 2012, was the former Governor of Kostroma region Igor Slyunyayev (October 2014 changed his name to Albin). He held this post until 8 September 2014, when the Ministry of regional development has been eliminated.

November 6, 2012 shortly after the start of loud corruption scandal about the theft in the jurisdiction of the Ministry of defense of “Oboronservis” was dismissed Minister of defense Anatoly Serdyukov. At the head of the Department he was replaced by Sergei Shoigu, who was at that time Governor of the Moscow region, the former head of EMERCOM of Russia. Serdyukov in 2013, he joined the state Corporation “rostec”. In November 2013, against it criminal case on charges of negligence, however, Serdyukov has avoided a criminal liability in connection with Amnesty on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Constitution.

24 Jun 2013 the Minister of economic development Andrei Belousov went to work in the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation. On the same day the head of the Ministry was appointed Alexei Ulyukayev, who previously held the post of first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. 14 November 2016, Ulyukayev was detained for bribe extortion the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin, November 15, dismissed in connection with loss of trust of the President. 30 November 2016 the new head of Ministry of economic development, the Deputy speaker Maxim Oreshkin. The former Minister 15 Dec 2017 was sentenced to eight years in prison.

August 31, 2013 was dismissed Viktor Ishayev, Minister for development of the Far East – Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the far Eastern Federal district. The new head of the Agency of 11 September 2013, was appointed co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the popular front, former President of “Business Russia” Alexander Galushka.

1 Nov 2013 the decree of the President of the Federal Agency for construction, housing and public utilities was reorganized into the Ministry of the same name. His head was appointed Governor of the Ivanovo region Mikhail Men.

March 31, 2014 for integration of the Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol into the Russian Federation was created the Ministry of the Russian Federation of Crimean Affairs. On the same day, it was headed by Deputy Minister of economic development Oleg Savelyev. July 15, 2015, he left his post in connection with the liquidation of the office.

12 may 2014 in the government “in order to comprehensively address issues related to the creation of conditions for socio-economic development” of the region formed the Russian Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs. The head of the new Agency on the same day, became the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Lev Kuznetsov.

22 April 2015 the Minister of agriculture of Russia Nikolai Fyodorov went to work in the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation. The Ministry of agriculture on the same day was headed by the former Governor of the Krasnodar territory Alexander Tkachev.

19 August 2016 was dismissed Dmitry Livanov, Minister of education and science of the Russian Federation. At the head of the Department he was replaced by Olga Vasilieva, who previously held the position of Deputy head of presidential Administration of the Russian Federation on public projects. Livanov became the special representative of the President on trade-economic relations with Ukraine.

19 Oct 2016 Deputy Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov was appointed head of Department is Vitaly Mutko, who became Vice-Premier of the Russian government.