Dmitry Medvedev Made Personnel Changes to Russian Government
OREANDA-NEWS. October 16, 2008. Mr Medvedev appointed Dmitry Kozak deputy prime minister and released him from his duties as minister for regional development. Viktor Basargin will replace him as minister for regional development.
This decree brings the number of deputy prime ministers up to eight. Mr Kozak will oversee preparations for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.