The entire Russian government is resigning in a surprise move shortly after President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state of the nation address, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced.
Putin accepted the resignations, thanked them for their service and asked the ministers to remain in office until a new government can be formed.
Medvedev said the resignations are “in accordance with Article 117 of the Russian Constitution, which states that the government can offer its resignation to the president, who, in turn, can either accept or reject it,” RT. com reported.
During his speech, Putin said he intended to create the position of deputy secretary of Russia’s security council, which would be offered to Medvedev.
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