Putin renewed the membership of the security Council of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin included the Russian security Council as a permanent member of the new head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino. Presidential envoy in the Siberian Federal district Sergei meniailo and the presidential envoy in the northwestern Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov included in the composition of the security Council as members. This is stated in the presidential decree published on the Kremlin website.

Also from among the permanent members of the security Council was excluded by the Deputy Secretary of the security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev. Now he is a member of the security Council stated in the decree of the President of Russia.

Anton Vaino was appointed head of the presidential administration of Russia on 12 August. The previous head, Sergei Ivanov, was the special representative of the President of Russia on environmental issues, ecology and transport. Sergei Ivanov retained the seat in the security Council of Russia.

Sergei Menyailo and Nikolai Tsukanov was appointed the Plenipotentiary representatives of the President on July 28. Earlier, the IMF held the post of Governor of Sevastopol, Tsukanov — Governor of Kaliningrad region.

The permanent members of the security Council now are: the Chairman of the government Dmitry Medvedev, head of presidential administration Anton Vaino, the Chairman of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin, the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Director of the Federal security service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the foreign intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov.

Among the members of the security Council also includes other Plenipotentiary representatives of the President — in particular, the presidential envoy in the Urals Federal district Igor Kholmanskikh, in the southern Federal district Vladimir Ustinov, in the North Caucasus, Sergei Melikov, and others. Also in the security Council consists of the Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey Poltavchenko, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Russian Prosecutor General Yury Chaika, justice Minister Alexander Konovalov, and others.