Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers.
Newly appointed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will have nine deputies, instead of 10 that his predecessor had. Defense Deputy Yury Borisov and Social Affairs Deputy Tatyana Golikova retained their posts. The Cabinet will comprise of 21 ministers. Of them, 10 retained their positions, including Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu.
The new Russian government includes::
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17 November, 2019