Vladimir Putinto: Alexander Zemlianichenko / Reuters
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin submitted to the state Duma the candidacy of Dmitry Medvedev for obtaining consent to the appointment of his Prime Minister. This is stated in the message published on the Kremlin website.
As reported by RIA Novosti with reference to Deputy Chairman of the LDPR faction Yaroslav Nilov, the deputies will consider Medvedev’s candidacy at a meeting on 8 may.
This statement Putin made a few hours after the inauguration. After the entry of the head of state position, according to the law, the previous government resigns.
Prior to the appointment of the new government of the previous composition will work in the status of acting.
Medvedev heads the Cabinet of Ministers during the preceding six-year term of Putin presidency.
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