Medvedev will announce Putin proposals on the personal composition of the government
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on Friday will present to Russian President Vladimir Putin their proposals on the candidates for the posts of Vice-premiers and Ministers, and staff numbers at the office of the Cabinet.
MOSCOW, may 18 — RIA Novosti. Earlier in the week, Medvedev presented to Vladimir Putin the structure of the new government. Drastic changes have occurred. Transformation touched by the Ministry of education and science, which we decided to divide it into two departments — the Ministry of education and Ministry of science and higher education.
The structure of the new government ministries represented by 22 against 21 in the previous part, the Prime Minister will have 10 deputies instead of nine. Created position of first Deputy Prime Minister- Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation. Five ministries, reporting directly to the President, in the new structure remain unchanged: the Ministry of interior, EMERCOM, Ministry of foreign Affairs, the Ministry of defence and the Ministry of justice.
Medvedev previously voiced their proposals on the candidates for the posts of Vice-premiers.
First Deputy Prime Minister should be the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov (will oversee the financial-economic bloc), and Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova (ciblock), Alexey Gordeev (AIC), Dmitry Kozak (industry and energy), Vitaly Mutko (construction), Yuri Borisov (DIC), Olga Golodets (culture and sport), Maxim Akimov (digital economy, transport and communications) and Konstantin Chuychenko (as chief of staff). In addition, according to the source RIA Novosti in the Cabinet, Vice-Premier — presidential envoy is scheduled to leave Yuri Trutnev.
In addition, for Siluanov has created a new position — first Deputy Prime Minister- Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation. No one from Vice-premiers to combine the post with a Ministerial chair will not.
The parliamentary sources earlier told RIA Novosti that Gordeyev might take in the updated Cabinet at the same time as Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. Such a high post for him would be nothing new — Gordeyev has previously held the post of Deputy Prime Minister, combining his Ministerial portfolio.