Maxim Akimoto: Ekaterina Shtukina / RIA Novosti
In the new government of Russia will not enter Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, who oversaw nutsprogramme “Digital economy” under Dmitry Medvedev. That will show them the exit, said two Federal officials, reports owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.
Akimov asked to become Governor of Kaluga region, said a source close to the regional authorities. The current head of the region Anatoly Artamonov can go to the Federation Council and head there the budget Committee.
This information was indirectly confirmed the resignation of the Senator from Kaluga region Yuri Volkov. He filed a statement of resignation and prematurely left his post. The reason for this decision he called the transition to another job.
New Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin previously called digitalization of the real sector one of the priorities, and he dealt with this issue at the Federal tax service (FTS). Akimov worked as Deputy Prime Minister a year and a half. Experts say that during this time, he failed to establish proper contact with the business.
Earlier it became known that the first Vice-Premier, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov may reserve the second post, but lose the first. For the post of first Deputy Prime Minister tipped the current presidential aide Andrei Belousov.
The new government should be called in the near future. The previous Cabinet resigned January 15, a few hours after President Vladimir Putin announced the message to the Federal Assembly. Until the appointment of new Ministers of the current work in the status of acting.
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