Khusnullin became Deputy Prime Minister of Russia on January 21
Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin will “oversee” the issues Russia annexed the Crimea. This was the head of the occupation administration of the Peninsula Sergey Aksenov said on January 28, reports “Interfax”.
According to Aksenov, the decision has been made. The agreement on the appointment of Khusnullin was reached with Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin last week, he said.
Before the resignation of the previous government of the Russian Federation “the curator of the Crimea” was the ex-Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who since January 24 holds the position of Deputy head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation.
On 15 January, then-Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the withdrawal of the government to resign. This step, he linked with the proposals of the Russian President to change the country’s Constitution. The same day Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the intention to introduce the post of Deputy Chairman of the security Council. He said that this post will offer Medvedev. The head of the Russian security Council is the President.
16 January, Prime Minister Putin appointed mishustina, who had headed the Federal tax service. On 21 January, the Russian President signed decrees on the appointment of members of the government.
21 Jan Khusnullin, which in 2016 Mishustin dedicated a poem “On the red planet, all the creatures were asleep.” was appointed one of the Vice-Prime Ministers in the new government.