Mutko will be in charge of Crimea
Crimea and Sevastopol will no longer be under the auspices of a separate Deputy Prime Minister and will be included in the General system for regional policy, curated by the new government is Deputy Prime Minister, Vitaly Mutko.
“Overall, integration in the socio-economic system of the country of the Crimea and Sevastopol was completed, and they don’t need a separate curator for the Deputy Prime Minister. Judging by the distribution of powers Deputy Prime Ministers, the Crimea and Sevastopol will be included within the scope of the Deputy Prime Minister Vitaliy Mutko” — said “RIA Novosti” the press Secretary Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak Ilya juice.
Mutko in the past the government was Deputy Prime Minister for sports, and before that a Minister of sport. Now Deputy Prime Minister Mutko is responsible for the construction, housing policy, urban environment, regional development, national policy and cooperation with Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Earlier regional policy in the office of Deputy Prime Minister Kozak was in charge, now he is engaged in industry, fuel and energy complex and technological surveillance.