The Composition of the New Government of Russia Was Announced
OREANDA-NEWS. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin unveiled a list of ministers whom he suggests to become members of the new cabinet.
The First Deputy Prime Minister is Andrey Belousov (earlier Advisor to the President). Yury Trutnev, Yury Borisov and Tatyana Golikova remained at the posts of Deputy Prime Minister. The similar positions were offered to Aleksey Overchuk, Marat Khusnullin and Dmitry Chernyshenko.
Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Energy Alexander Novak, Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, Minister of Emergency Situations Yevgeny Zinichev, Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, Minister of Natural Resources Dmitry Kobylkin and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov kept their posts.
The novelties in the government are the following: Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova, Minister of Labour Anton Kotyakov, Minister of Education Sergey Kravtsov, Minister of Justice Konstantin Chuychenko, Minister of Sports Oleg Matytsin, Minister of Economic Development Maksim Reshetnikov, Minister of Communications Maksut Shadayev, Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov, head of the Federal Service for Supervision of Healthcare Veronika Skvortsova.