Dmitry Medvedev Confirmed As Russian Prime Minister In Parliament Vote

President Vladimir Putin, who was sworn in for a new six-year term in the Kremlin on Monday, had put forward Medvedev to be prime minister and asked lawmakers to support his nominee.

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Dmitry Medvedev Confirmed As Russian Prime Minister In Parliament Vote

Dmitry Medvedev has held the post of prime minister in Russia since 2012. (Reuters)


Moscow:  Russia's lower house of parliament confirmed Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister on Tuesday, voting 374 against 56 in favour of him remaining in the job he has held since 2012.

President Vladimir Putin, who was sworn in for a new six-year term in the Kremlin on Monday, had put forward Medvedev to be prime minister and asked lawmakers to support his nominee.
 
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