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Russia’s government resigns amid Putin's proposal for constitutional changes

Source : 112 Ukraine

President of the Russian Federation has instructed the outgoing government to perform its duties until a new administration is in place
17:19, 15 January 2020

gazeta.ru

Russia’s government has resigned, following President Vladimir Putin's proposal for constitutional changes. It was reported by Tass who cited the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

Medvedev stated that Russia’s government would resign in full, allowing Putin to appoint new ministers as he embarks on the future changes in country's leadership

According to Kremlin's press service, before announcing the resignation of the cabinet, Medvedev met with Putin to discuss his state-of-the-nation address.

Putin has instructed the outgoing government to perform its duties until a new administration is in place.

Related: Russian PM orders to create gambling zone in annexed Crimea

It is also reported that Putin plans to create a position of the deputy secretary of Russia’s Security Council, and offered it to Medvedev.

As we reported earlier, Vladimir Putin suggested amending Russia’s constitution to limit a future president to two terms in office.

President of the Russian Federation has presented his amendments to the constitution as a significant change to Russia’s legislation, and called for the first nationwide referendum since 1993 to confirm them.

Related: Putin went to occupied Crimea to watch rocket launch

 

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