FACTBOX-Who did Putin give the top jobs to in Russia? | Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin changed some top jobs in a reshuffle of the government and the Kremlin over recent days, though most of the top jobs remained the same

Following are the key jobs and the biggest changes: Biggest changes: * Defence Minister – Andrei Belousov (was Sergei Shoigu). * Secretary of the Security Council – Sergei Shoigu (was Nikolai Patrushev)

* Deputy chief of staff and overseeing the economy – Maxim Oreshkin * Kremlin aide overseeing defence industry – Alexei Dyumin(formerly he was governor of Tula and for many years served as a senior bodyguard for Putin) * Kremlin aide for shipbuilding – Nikolai Patrushev

* First Deputy PM – Denis Manturov * Deputy PM Alexander Novak given additional duties overseeing the economy. He is also Putin’s energy point man.

* Deputy PM overseeing agriculture and ecology – Dmitry Patrushev. He was agriculture minister before. * Agriculture Minister – Oksana Lut (was Dmitry Patrushev)

* Energy Minister – Sergei Tsivilev (was Nikolai Shulginov) * Trade and Industry Minister – Anton Alikhanov (was Denis Manturov)

Top positions that were left unchanged * Prime Minister – Mikhail Mishustin (If the president is ever unable to fulfil his duties, then the prime minister takes over his duties KREMLIN

* Kremlin chief of staff – Anton Vaino * Kremlin first deputy chief of staff – Alexei Gromov

* Kremlin first deputy chief of staff – Sergei Kiriyenko * Kremlin deputy chief of staff – Dmitry Kozak

* Kremlin deputy chief of staff – Dmitry Peskov (also Putin’s spokesman) * Kremlin foreign policy aide – Yuri Ushakov

MILITARY AND SECURITY * Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov – to remain in his job.

* FSB Director – Alexander Bortnikov * SVR Director – Sergei Naryshkin

* Chief of Russia’s national guard – Viktor Zolotov * Federal Guards Service (FCO) – Dmitry Kochnev

* Foreign Minister – Sergei Lavrov * Interior Minister – Vladimir Kolokoltsev

GOVERNMENT * Finance Minister – Anton Siluanov

* Economy Minister – Maxim Reshetnikov

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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