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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Guesswork: Peskov commented on the possibility of resignations in the government


Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has responded to media publications about a possible reshuffle in the Russian government after the elections, in particular the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.


photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Recall that the Financial Times has predicted a reshuffle in the structure of Russian power after the parliamentary elections on September 18. In particular, as the newspaper writes, the Russian President Vladimir Putin to dismiss the head of the Cabinet Dmitry Medvedev. The name of his successor, the FT did not name, except that pointed to the “reformer” Alexei Kudrin, who at the time held the post of Minister of Finance.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called the reports “guesswork” and “exercises on”.

“With an enviable constancy… with less or more certainty predict the resignation of individual Cabinet members, Cabinet as a whole, the Prime Minister, other”, — said Peskov RIA Novosti.

However, he said that such speculation “has ceased to be perceived as trustworthy.

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