Putin abolished the presidential Council
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that abolished the presidential Council for modernization, financial market development and economic. A copy of the document published on the portal of legal information.
“Abolition of: a) the presidential Council of the Russian Federation on economic modernization and innovative development of Russia; b) the presidential Council of the Russian Federation on development of financial market; C) the Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation”, — the document says.
The same decree the head of state shall establish a Council for strategic development and national projects. “To transform the Council under the Russian President for strategic development and priority projects in the Council under the Russian President for strategic development and national projects”, — stated in the copy of the document.
The Board is chaired by Putin, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The Executive Secretary selected the assistant to the President Andrey Belousov. In total, the Council consists of more than 30 officials.