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Russia, appointed the new government, but Lavrov and Shojgu remain in office
The new government in Russia after the surprise resignation last week of Dmitry Medvedev and his government team, but the ministry of Foreign affairs and Defence remain, Sergei Lavrov and Sergey Shojgu. "Now we have a government that is very balanced, we have enough people who have worked in the previous one, but at the same time, it was considerably renovated", said the Russian president Vladimir Putin meeting with the members of the new cabinet at the side of the neo-prime minister 53 year old Mikhail Mishustin.

in Addition to Lavrov and Shojgu, Putin, has re-confirmed the other 10 ministers, including Vladimir Kolokoltsev (Interior), Alexander Novak (Energy), Anton Siluanov (Finance), Dmitry Petrushev (Agriculture). Andrei Belusov, already presidential adviser for economic Affairs from 2013, was appointed the first vice-premier, in the place of Siluanov, who has held the prestigious position since last may. Putin has also approved the appointment of Maksim Reshetnikovs, a former regional governor, as his new Economy minister, replacing Maksim Oreshkin.

been In office since 2004, Lavrov is one of the Foreign ministers of the largest retailers in the world: when you charge, you have passed through three administrations in the United States and five governments in Britain and France. The Dofesa from 2012, Shojgu has instead been on the side of Putin in the annexation of the Crimea, the war in Syria, the production of weapons of hypersonic.

During his annual address to the nation in front of the Rooms together, Putin had announced a constitutional reform. Shortly after, Medvedev and the government had announced the resignation and the former head of the federal Agency of Revenue Mishustin was elected as the new prime minister. Yesterday, Tuesday, 21, the constitutional amendments were submitted to the state Duma, where on Thursday 23 will be approved in the first reading. Provide less powers for the president, more powers for Parliament and, above all, that the Council of State from a mere organ of representation becomes an institution with the dignity of the constitution. According to many analysts, the amendments would have the objective of ensuring Putin the role of eminence grise of the political system even after 2024, when it will expire, his current and last term.
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