Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree approving the new composition of the government. This was reported on the Kremlin website on Friday, may 18.
The proposals on the staff introduced earlier, on 18 may, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The meeting was held in Sochi before the scheduled talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The head of state agreed with all candidates. “We have tentatively discussed almost all of you submitted nominations. Early in the morning for some we debated. Are known, with good experience, well-established in other areas”, — quotes his words TASS.
In particular, the new Minister of transport appointed the acting first Deputy head of Department Eugene Dietrich. The new head of the MOE was Deputy Director of the FSB, the former acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Evgeny Senichev. Dmitry Patrushev, son of the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Ministry of agriculture. Minister of construction and housing and communal services became the Governor of the Tyumen region Vladimir Yakushev, the head of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district Dmitry Kobylkin was appointed as the head of the Ministry of environment.
The head of the Ministry of education — one of two agencies formed as a result of division of the Ministry of science and education was the former head of the Ministry of education Olga Vasilyeva. The second new structure, the Ministry of science and higher education — is headed by the head of the Federal Agency for scientific organisations Mikhail kotyukov.
On 15 may the President approved the new structure of the government proposed by Medvedev. According to the decree, the number of ministries increased from 21 to 22 by separating from the Ministry of education and science into two departments. Also, according to the decree, the Prime Minister will have 10 deputies.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!Background: Named candidates for the posts of Ministers in the new government