Putin appoints former Rosatom CEO deputy head of his administration

Sergey Kiriyenko was named the First Deputy Chief of the Presidential Administration; while Alexey Likhachov became new head of Rosatom
Putin appoints former Rosatom CEO deputy head of his administration
06 October 10:24 2016 Print This Article

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the former CEO of Rosatom state nuclear energy corporation, Sergey Kiriyenko, as first deputy head of his administration in charge of domestic policy, reports Kremlin press service.

A new head of nuclear energy giant was appointed Alexey Likhachov. Before, Mr Likhachov held a position of the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Russia.

Corresponding decrees were signed on Wednesday by Mr Putin.

Rumors about the appointment of new head of presidential administration began circulating soon after September parliamentary elections, when it became clear that the presidential administration’s previous First Deputy Head Vyacheslav Volodin had won a seat in the state Duma, reports RT.

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