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The Russian government led by Dmitry Medvedev had resigned after the inauguration of Vladimir Putin, reported on the website of the Cabinet.
The new Cabinet will form within a few weeks, RIA Novosti reported. The Constitution provides that the President after taking office, making the state Duma a candidate for the post of Prime Minister, the MPs have a week to consider.
Prior to the appointment of the new government of the previous composition will work in the status of acting. Putin on may 6, met with Ministers, according to a source RIA Novosti, the theme of the new composition of the meeting was not raised.
The Financial Times wrote that Putin is considering the possibility to return to the Cabinet of former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin to Deputy Prime Minister.
Medvedev, according to the FT, will reassign the head of government. The same sources say Bloomberg who are aware of the plans the appointment of Kudrin to a high position. Himself Kudrin may 7 in conversation with RIA Novosti declined to comment on this information.
The interlocutors Bloomberg added that the Deputy Prime Minister Putin could appoint his economic Advisor Andrei Belousov.
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