The government of the Russian Federation on 7 may will retire

The government of the Russian Federation on 7 may will retire

The name of the new Prime Minister, expected to be named within days.

Moscow. May 6. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian Government headed by Dmitry Medvedev, worked in the Premiership exactly 6 years, Monday to resign. But, most likely, already in a day the country will get a new Prime Minister.

In 2012, the name of the candidate in the premiere, as expected, was the Medvedev — was named by Vladimir Putin less than two hours after the inauguration ceremony.

This time Parliament was also not expecting a long silence of the President.

As reported “Interfax” a source in the state Duma, the lower house of hope on Monday, may 7, after Putin’s inauguration to the President’s proposal on a candidate for the post of Prime Minister, and the next day this personnel issue for discussion at a meeting of the state Duma.

Later on the same scenario, said Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin who reported that in case of introduction by the President of the Russian Federation candidates for the post of Prime Minister on may 7, the state Duma will consider this a personnel issue at the next meeting, which is scheduled for 8 number.

This Volodin stressed that, as in 2012, consideration of this question at plenary session the state Duma will be preceded by consultation of the parliamentary factions with a candidate for the post of Prime Minister. “Pre-planning may 7 at 16:00 will be meeting with “United Russia”, at 18:00 with LDPR, and on may 8 there will be held meetings with the factions of the Communist party and “Fair Russia” — 10:00 and 12:00 respectively,” — said the speaker.

In this case, the plenary meeting at which the state Duma will consider the question of giving consent to the President for approval of his proposed candidate for Prime Minister, will start at 15:00 on may 8, said Volodin.

In turn, the party of the parliamentary majority — “United Russia”, the Agency has assured that the state Duma would undoubtedly support the President’s choice.


Immediately after the inauguration of Putin to issue a decree on appointment of acting Prime Minister in accordance with article 116 of the Constitution signed the resignation of the Cabinet before the new head of state.

A resignation relates only to the Prime Minister, his deputies and Federal Ministers.

The present government is composed of nine Deputy Prime Ministers, including one first, and 22 of the Federal Minister. The heads of Federal agencies and services members of the government are not and remain at their posts.

Then, on the basis of article 117 of the Basic law, the President should direct the members of the “resignations” of the government to fulfil the duties before formation of new Cabinet. After that, Putin is expected to submit to the Duma a candidature of a new Prime Minister. So it was in 2008 and 2012.

And in 2012, all of these actions took several hours. Although in earlier presidential cycles, the appointment of acting Prime Minister did not mean automatically that his candidacy will then be made by the President in the state Duma.

For example, after retirement in 2004, Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, acting Chairman of the government of then-President Putin appointed Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Khristenko, however, to the state Duma for approval to the post of head of the Cabinet of Ministers has nominated Mikhail Fradkov.

Approved by the Prime Minister not later than week term after purpose represents to the President proposals on the structure of the Federal bodies of Executive power. He also proposes to the President candidates for the posts of Deputy Prime Ministers and Federal Ministers. In 2012, Medvedev submitted these proposals to the President exactly 7 days — may 15.

Putin himself announced that it was beginning consultations on the composition of the future government and its administration only after the won the presidential election on March 18. However, no official information about possible taken at the moment the solutions are not.