Political appointments

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Putin changes Russia’s top prosecutor

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested dismissing Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika due to his transfer to other work. The head of state nominated Deputy Head of the Investigative …

Mishustin included in Russian Security Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on including Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in the Russian Security Council, the statement on the Kremlin website said. "To make a change to …

Anatoly Aksakov: Russian government needs new blood

Head of the State Duma’s Committee for Financial Markets Anatoly Aksakov, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, commented on the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet and President Vladimir Putin's proposal to appoint …

Kazakh ambassador to Russia retires

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Russia Imangali Tasmagambetov was dismissed today as he reached retirement age. The decree was signed by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported. …

Kazakh ambassador to Czech Republic appointed

Former state secretary of Kazakhstan Marat Tazhin has been appointed as Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Czech Republic, Akorda reported. Earlier, Tazhin has been working in the President's Office, Cabinet of …