World Bulletin / News Desk
State Duma, the lower house of Russia's Federal Assembly, approved Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday as prime minister.
On Monday, President Vladimir Putin asked Medvedev to form a new government.
Medvedev garnered the support of 374 lawmakers at the 433-seat Duma.
According to the Russian legislation, Medvedev has to present a Cabinet lineup within a week.
He has already announced his candidates for the deputy prime minister positions.Last Mod: 09 Mayıs 2018, 11:09