Putin signed a decree appointing new Ministers and Deputy Prime Ministers

Putin signed a decree appointing new Ministers and Deputy Prime Ministers

Moscow. May 18. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a decree appointing the new government proposed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

So, the first Vice-the Prime Minister — appointed Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

Olga Golodets was appointed Deputy Prime Minister. Thus she retained her post, but with modified functionality. Now Golodets will oversee cultural Affairs and sport.

Yuri Trutnev , the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister, stated in the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

Dmitry Kozak kept his position in the new government and the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

Vitaly Mutko was appointed Deputy Chairman of the government and will be engaged in construction, while in 2016, he oversaw the sport.

Yuri Borisov as Deputy Prime Minister to deal with the military-industrial complex, which the previous government was in charge of Dmitry Rogozin.

Tatiana Golikova, which in 2013 was the Chairman of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation, also received the appointment of Deputy Prime Minister. It has previously worked in government health and social development at the head of the relevant Ministry in 2007-2012.

Deputy Prime Minister assigned to Maxim Akimov.

Konstantin Chuichenko was appointed Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation, stated in the relevant decree of Putin. Previously, he served as chief of the control Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation.


Sergei Lavrov has once again topped the Russian foreign Ministry in the government.

Sergei Shoigu remained on the post of defense Minister. He is an absolute record for the duration of stay on a Ministerial post in modern Russia, in the past it for 18 years led the MOE.

Vladimir Medinsky has kept a post of the Minister of culture, Vladimir Kolokoltsev — head the interior Ministry. Also will remain in place and the head of the Ministry of health Veronika Skvortsova.

Maxim Oreshkin reappointed by the Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation and the Minister of energy of the Russian Federation were Alexander Novak. The Minister of justice, the newly appointed Alexander Konovalov, Minister of trade and industry Denis Manturov.

The new head of the Ministry for civil defence, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters (EMERCOM) of Russia appointed Eugene Zimichev.

Vladimir Yakushev was appointed Minister of construction and housing and communal services of Russia.

Pavel Kolobkov appointed by the sports Minister, he retained the position he held in the previous Cabinet.

The Minister of education has appointed Olga Vasiliev. Its Ministry appear in the new structure of the government, approved by presidential decree on may 15. Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, which previously was headed by Vasilyev, was restructured into two ministries: education and science and higher education. Vasilyeva supervised by the Ministry of education and science of the last two years, when it was replaced most of the leadership of the Department.

The former head of the FANO Michael kotyukov appointed head of the new Ministry of science and higher education.

The President appointed as Minister of labor and social development Maxim Topilin. Thus, after six years of work in the Cabinet Topilin retained his post in the new government.

Sergey Chebotarev he was appointed Minister for North Caucasus Affairs.

The first meeting of the new government of Russia will take place early next week, before the St. Petersburg economic forum, told journalists the press-Secretary of Prime Minister Natalia Timakova.