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The Putin's meeting with the government for the first time will take place far off

On April 1, 2020 it became known that the president Russia Vladimir Putin for the first time carrying out a remote meeting with the government. The head's press secretary reported about it states Dmitry Peskov.

According to him, Putin will be in the residence Novo-Ogaryovo and by means of a teleconference will contact practically standard set of heads of the government, cabinet who will also be in the workplaces. Development of agro-industrial complex will be a profile subject of an action.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin for the first time carrying out a remote meeting with the government
You see that the president prefers these days to do everything also remotely, also online. But also prefers to use after all for these teleconferences secure channels of communication … It is such innovation, completely we use technological capabilities for providing a remote format of work — he told.

Peskov noted that the teleconference will pass in an open format. At the same time he did not agree with what the president needs to show that he does not leave the house and is, as well as all citizens, in self-isolation.

The president does not take usually indicative measures, he takes effective measures — the press secretary emphasized.

In Vladimir Putin's diagram there is one more action which will also take place remotely. Did not specify sands whether these measures are connected with detection of a coronavirus at the chief physician of hospital in the Communard Denis Protsenko whom the Russian president and also a number of the Russian officials saw recently. According to Peskov, with the president "all is normal", and he "is regularly tested" for COVID-19 coronavirus.

In March, 2020 Putin participated in the online summit of leaders of the countries of the G20 first in the history. During a teleconference the Russian leader also was in Novo-Ogaryovo.[1]

Mikhail Mishustin is appointed the prime minister. Updating of an office

On January 15, 2020 the president Vladimir Putin suggested to appoint Mikhail Mishustin to the position of the prime minister. Mishustin agreed to hold this post, his candidate is submitted for consideration in the State Duma, the Kremlin press service reported. Read more here.

2019: Agreement of Rostec and Government of the Russian Federation on intentions on joint development of four hi-tech areas

On July 10, 2019 the state corporation Rostec in the presence of the President RUSSIAN FEDERATION Vladimir Putin signed with the Government of the Russian Federation of the agreement of intent on joint development of four hi-tech areas – technologies of the distributed register, quantum sensors, the last generations narrow-band wireless communications for Internet of Things and communications of near and average ranges and also the last generations of mobile wireless communication (5G) (together with "Rostelecom"). In more detail here.

2012: Vladimir Putin Russian Prime Minister

Prime minister and his deputies

Income of members of the government

On April 12, 2013 on the White House website data on income and property of members of the government for 2012 and members of their families were published. As it appears from the published document, most for the reporting period earned the first the deputy chairman of the government Igor Shuvalov: its income exceeded 226 million rubles.

On the second place there was a Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov who declared 103.8 million rubles, and on the third -the Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin who earned 65.3 million rubles.

The Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov at the end of year declared 19.8 million rubles, the Minister of Defence Sergey Shoygu - 15.3 million rubles, the Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East Victor Ishayev - 10 million 704.9 thousand rubles, the Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko - 9.7 million rubles, the minister power engineering specialists Alexander Novak - 6.7 million rubles.

The Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in a year earned 5.8 million rubles.

The head of the Ministry of natural resources Sergey Donskoy who declared 1.8 million rubles was the poorest member of the government in the list. Among members of the government with the least high income at the end of 2012 also appeared the Minister of Regional Development Igor Slyunyaev whose income was 2.6 million rubles, the minister agriculture Nikolay Fedorov with income in 3.07 million rubles, the Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov who earned 3.7 million rubles.