Peskov explained the reason for the resignation of the government of Medvedev

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the Decision of resignation was taken by Dmitry Medvedev at the background of the new tasks and assessments made by the President. This statement was made by press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

“It was the government’s decision. Against the background of those new estimates, new tasks set by the President, including amendments to the Constitution, the government considered it their duty to resign,” – said Peskov on air of TV channel “Russia-24”.

a Kremlin spokesman added that such a step is allowed to give the President carte Blanche to the achievement of national development objectives.

the Government of Russia in full strength resigned 15 Jan. The new Prime Minister of Russia is Dmitry Medvedev was Mikhail Mishustin, who previously held the post of head of Federal tax service.

Later, he became known composition of the new Cabinet of Ministers. Your posts have kept Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Anton Siluanov, Eugene Dietrich, Alexander Novak, Denis Manturov, Dmitry Patrushev, Konstantin Chuichenko, Eugene Zimichev, Dmitry Kobylkin, Alexander Kozlov and Vladimir Yakushev.

the Main task of the government Mishustin said improving the standard of living of the population. The issues include the problems of demography, rising incomes and quality health and education.

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