Political appointments

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Georgian PM Garibashvili appoints deputies

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who was confirmed in the post by parliament on Monday, has appointed his deputy prime ministers earlier today.  The new appointees are Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani and …

Askar Mamin appointed Kazakh PM

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has appointed Askar Mamin Prime Minister of the republic, the press service of the Kazakh leader informed on Friday. "To appoint Mamin Askar Uzakbaiuly Prime Minister of the …

Anar Karimov appointed Azerbaijani Culture Minister

Anar Karimov has been appointed the Azerbaijan Minister of Culture. President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order in this regard. By another presidential order, Anar Karimov has been relieved of his post as First Deputy Minister of …

New economy minister appointed in Armenia

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan signed a decree appointing Vahan Kerobyan as economy minister. The decree was published on the president's website. Kerobyan's predecessor, Tigran Khachatryan, left office after submitting …

Pashinyan appoints Arayik Harutyunyan chief adviser

Armenia's former Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Arayik Harutyunyan has been appointed Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister of Armenia by Nikol Pashinyan's decision. Harutyunyan held the aforesaid ministerial …

Vladimir Putin dismisses three ministers

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev and appointed him as Presidential Plenipotentiary in the Urals Federal District. Russia's Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich and Environment …

Maksat Kikimov appointed deputy Almaty mayor

Former head of Kazakhstan's Zhetysu district Maksat Kikimov has been named as the deputy mayor of Almaty, the press service of the city’s administration said. External Advisor to Kazakh President for Economic Development named …

Belarusian president appoints new PM

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed Roman Golovchenko, the chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee, as the country’s new prime minister, the BelTA news agency reported. Lukashenko said that he had …

Putin reveals why Mishustin was chosen as PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has disclosed how he selected Mikhail Mishustin for the post of prime minister. "Three, or maybe even four candidates were submitted. But Mishustin was not on the …