Approved the composition of the new government of the Russian Federation

Approved the composition of the new government of the Russian Federation

Moscow. May 18. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin has adopted all proposals on the personal composition of the new Cabinet, which he on Friday was presented by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

“I agree, will sign today a decree on the appointments. We tentatively discussed almost all of you submitted nominations. All people are famous, with good experience, well-established on the former site of the work”, — he said at the meeting with Medvedev.

Edition news Mail.Ru Vladimir Putin signed decrees appointing Vice Prime Ministers and Ministers of the new Government. About it at 15.00 I reported a press-service of the Kremlin.

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So, the first Deputy Prime Minister Medvedev has proposed to appoint Anton Siluanov, who, in his opinion, should also be the Minister of Finance.

Among the other approved candidates for the post of Vice-premiers: Tatyana Golikova, Yuri Trutnev (Deputy Prime Minister — the Plenipotentiary in DFO), Olga Golodets, Vitaly Mutko, Dmitry Kozak, Yuri Borisov, Alexei Gordeyev, Maxim Akimov, Konstantin Chuichenko (Deputy Prime Minister — chief of government staff).

The President also has agreed to renominate foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Minister of culture — Vladimir Medinsky, the head of the Russian Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov, Minister of industry and trade — Denis Manturov, Maxim Oreshkin is the head of the Ministry of economic development. The Minister of energy of the Russian Federation will remain Alexander Novak.

In the new government, the MOE headed by the Deputy head of the FSB Evgeny Senichev, who will succeed Vladimir Puchkov.

The social block of the government will not change. The head of the Ministry of health will reassign Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of labour Maxim Topilin, Minister of sport, Pavel Kolobkov.

Olga Vasilyeva , the Prime Minister suggested to appoint the education Minister and the new Ministry of science and higher education proposed to appoint the former head of the FANO Michael Kotyukov.

Minister for digital development, communications and mass communications of the Russian Federation will be Konstantin Noskov. Earlier, the Ministry of Telecom and mass communications was reorganized into the Ministry of digital development, communications, and mass communications. Socks since 2012, he headed the Analytical center for the government of the Russian Federation.

The Minister of agriculture is the head of Rosselkhozbank Dmitry Patrushev (the eldest son of the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev), the head of the Ministry of transport — Eugene Dietrich (earlier held a post of the first Deputy head of the Ministry).

The Ministry of construction and housing utilities of the Russian Federation headed by the Governor of the Tyumen region Vladimir Yakushev. Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy is going to be the Governor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district Dmitry Kobylkin.

Minister for Far East development is proposed to appoint Alexander Kozlov, Minister for the North Caucasus — Sergey Chebotarev.

Thus, the new government included former Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov, the last Chapter of the transformed Ministry of communications Nikolay Nikiforov, a former Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev. The Ministry of natural resources and environment leaves its former head Sergei Donskoy, the Minister of construction and housing and utilities Mikhail Men.

Mikhail Abyzov was the only one of the Ministers of the previous Cabinet left without a successor, the Commission on coordination of Open government, which he headed, in the new structure there.

Three days ago — may 15 — Medvedev at a meeting with the President presented the proposals for the new structure of the Federal bodies of Executive power. On the same day by the decree of the head of state, it was approved in the new structure of the government will be 10 Deputy Prime Ministers and 22 ministries.

In recognition of the Prime Minister, the structure of government, no fundamental changes because the current system “has proven its efficiency”. However, he noted at the last meeting, “there are a number of important proposals aimed at optimization of the existing system of Executive authorities”.

New structure of the government

According to the presidential decree, the new government will include 10 Deputy Prime Ministers instead of the previous nine. The position of the first Deputy Chairman of the government will be combined with the post of Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation.

The number of ministries in the new Cabinet was increased to 22 against 21 of the Ministry in the previous government. The number of ministries, the activity of which is controlled by the President of the Russian Federation has not changed — they are still five: foreign Ministry, defense Ministry, interior Ministry, EMERCOM of Russia, the Ministry of justice.

Ministries that report directly to the Prime Minister, became one more, now there are 17. The change occurred due to the fact that the Russian Ministry of education reorganized into two ministries — education and science and higher education.

In addition, the Federal Agency for youth Affairs, formerly administered by the Ministry of education and science, will now report directly to government.

According to the decree, the number of departments, the leadership of which is vested in the government include: the Ministry of health, Ministry of culture, Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, Ministry of natural resources, Ministry of industry, Ministry of education, the Ministry for Far East development, the Ministry for North Caucasus Affairs, the Ministry of agriculture, the Ministry of sports, Ministry of construction, Ministry of transport, Ministry of labor, Ministry of Finance, Ministry for digital development, Ministry of economic development and the Ministry of energy.

The structure of government has undergone several changes: the Ministry of communications was renamed the Ministry of digital development, abolished the state Commission on coordination of open government and Federal Agency scientific organizations.

One of the changes in the new structure of the government of the Russian Federation will be the transfer of missions from the Ministry of economic development Ministry of industry and trade.