Putin proposed Medvedev’s candidacy for Premiership

Putin proposed Medvedev’s candidacy for Premiership

MOSCOW, may 7 — RIA Novosti. Vladimir Putin has suggested the state Duma to consider candidacy of Dmitry Medvedev for the post of Prime Minister, reported on the Kremlin website.


The President is obliged to nominate a candidate in accordance with the 83rd and 111th articles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Then it requires the approval of the State Duma.

The lower house of Parliament will consider the proposal on may 8, said Deputy Chairman of the LDPR faction Yaroslav Nilov.

Medvedev was the President of the Cabinet the whole previous period of Putin on a post of the head of state — may 8, 2012.

The formation of the government

“In accordance with paragraph “a” of article 83 and article 111 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the President submitted the candidacy of Dmitry Medvedev to obtain the consent of the State Duma on the appointment of his Prime Minister of the Russian Federation”, — stated in the message.

The last government resigned after Putin’s inauguration. A few hours before the President thanked the Cabinet for their work and voiced the main task for the near future — the increase in real incomes.

Members of the old Cabinet Ministers are acting and remain in office until the formation of the new composition.

Experts suggest updating the government less than half.

At the same time Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov on the other hand, expects dramatic changes: “Before the Cabinet is facing new challenges, and they must meet the new political figures, new team.”

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