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Medvedev called the reasons for the resignation of the Russian government

Medvedev called the reasons for the resignation of the Russian government
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Former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev spoke about the reasons why he and the entire government resigned. According to him, the main factors of this decision were the tasks of political renewal of the country, as well as time.

Medvedev made the decision to dismiss the whole Cabinet of Ministers after the president’s message to the Federal Assembly. As told in an interview Channel One Former prime minister, the message outlined the ambitious tasks of updating the political system regarding the government, parliament, and partly the president, so the head of state should be absolutely free in making all decisions on changes.

Also, the reason for leaving, according to Medvedev, was time - he headed the government for almost eight years. At the same time, he called the period of his work as prime minister an important and difficult time, and stated that he was pleased with the work.

Medvedev and the entire Russian government resigned after Putin’s message to the Federal Assembly and proposals to amend the Constitution. After that, the president proposed the post of prime minister. Head of the Federal Tax Service Mikhail Mishustin. The next day he took this post.