Named candidates for the posts of Ministers in the new government

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev presented to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposals on the staff of the Russian government. On Friday, may 18, reports RIA Novosti.

So, to the post of head of the MES is proposed to appoint a Deputy Director of the FSB, the former acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Yevgeny Senicheva, to the post of Minister of agriculture, Dmitry Patrushev, son of the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev. Candidate for the position of transport Minister became the acting first Deputy head of the Ministry of transport Eugene Dietrich.

The Governor of the Tyumen region Vladimir Yakushev, it is proposed to appoint the Minister of construction and housing, at the head of the Ministry of environment invited the head of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district Dmitry Kobylkin.

Olga Vasiliev proposes to appoint the head of the Ministry of education — one of the two departments, which divided the former Ministry of education. The post of Minister of science and higher education proposed the candidacy of the head of the Federal Agency for scientific organisations Mikhail Kotyukov.

Ministry for digital development, communications and mass communications, according to Medvedev, will be headed by Konstantin Noskov, Ministry — the Governor of the Amur region Alexander Kozlov, the Ministry of the North Caucasus — Sergey Chebotarev.

Their posts in the government will keep foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, the head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin, the head of Ministry Alexander Novak, the Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, the Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov, Minister of healthcare Veronika Skvortsova and Minister of labor Maxim Topilin.

A decrees on appointments, according to Vladimir Putin, will be signed on may 18.

The meeting, which were announced the names of candidates for the posts of Ministers, was held in Sochi before planned on Friday talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

15 may Putin after submitting the relevant proposals of the Prime Minister approved the new structure of the government. According to the presidential decree, the number of ministries increased from 21 to 22. In particular, the Ministry of education was divided into two independent structures — the Ministry of education and Ministry of science and higher education. Moreover, on the basis of the Ministry of communications and mass communications created a Ministry of digital development.

The changes were made and the number of Vice-premiers in the government: they became 10 instead of 9. The position of first Deputy Chairman of the government will be combined with the post of Minister of Finance. Their proposals regarding candidates for the posts of Deputy Prime Ministers Medvedev announced on 7 may.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!