Moscow (HRNW) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that the government is resigning. The statement came shortly after President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state-of-the-nation address.
Accepting the resignation, Putin asked the ministers to function as a caretaker government until a new one is formed.
Before announcing the resignation of the cabinet, Medvedev met with Putin to discuss his state-of-the-nation address, which took place earlier on Wednesday, the Kremlin’s press office said.
Putin also said that he plans to create a position of the deputy secretary of Russia’s security council, and offer it to Medvedev.
In his address, Putin proposed several amendments to the constitution.
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