Russia's house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved Dmitry Medvedev for a new term as prime minister. Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan sent a congratulatory letter to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the 73rd anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War, the government told Armenpress.
Russian Federation will focus on domestic programs and social improvement during Vladimir Putin's fourth presidential term.
The decree follows a report showing Russia's military spending fell for the first time since Putin took office almost 20 years ago.
The nominations for the cabinet presented by Medvedev to State Duma brought no surprises and several government incumbents lost their jobs.
SC order UP CM's to vacate govt bungalows
The court ruled that once a person demits public office, there was nothing to distinguish that person from the common citizen. The apex court said that ex-CMs can not be granted governmental accommodation since they are no longer holding office.
Under Russia's constitution, the government is obliged to resign when a new presidential term begins. He already named several candidates for deputy positions at a Monday meeting with leaders of the parliamentary majority party United Russia.
The social issues Deputy PM could become current head of Audit Chamber Tatyana Golikova, while Arcady Dvorkovich is set to lose his Deputy PM post.
Deputy Prime Minister for sports, tourism and youth policy Vitaly Mutko Medvedev proposed to appoint as his Deputy for construction and regional policy.