Alexander Konovalov Photo: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed former Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov, Plenipotentiary representative of the President in the constitutional court. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the Kremlin.
In turn, the former presidential envoy in the constitutional court, Mikhail Krotov dismissed “in connection with transition to other work”.
Earlier Putin has appointed former Federal Minister Vladimir Medinsky and Maxim Oreshkin as an assistant of the head of state. Until 15 January Medinsky headed the Ministry of culture, and Oreshkin, the Ministry of economic development.
On 15 January the government of Russia, headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned after the presidential address to the Federal Assembly, in which was announced the new measures of social and economic support of the population, as well as amendments to the Constitution. The former Prime Minister was appointed Deputy Chairman of the security Council, which was created specifically for him, and retained his post as leader of the party “United Russia”. According to Medvedev, now he is doing great.
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