Contents tagged with Mishustin

  • Japan condemns Russian Prime Minister’s visit to Kuril islands

    Japan sent a note of protest to Russian Ambassador Mikhail Galuzin over the visit of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to the South Kuril Island of Iturup, said Chief Cabinet Secretary of the Japanese government Katsunobu Kato.

    The Russian Prime Minister's trip to the disputed island "contradicts Japan's consistent position on the northern territories and is very regrettable," Kato said at a press conference in Tokyo. Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, in turn, said that …

  • Putin fires three government ministers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees dismissing three government ministers from the cabinet of Mikhail Mishustin.

    Minister of Natural Resources Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Transport Yevgeny Dietrich, as well as the Minister of Construction Vladimir Yakushev lost their posts.

    Yakushev, the former governor of the Tyumen region, will remain in the power vertical and will take up the post of President's representative in the Ural Federal District in place of Nikolai Tsukanov.

    Under …

  • Russia to lift sanctions from some Ukrainian companies

    Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has proposed lifting sanctions imposed againats several Ukrainian companies. His initiative was supported by Russian President Vladimir Putin, reported RIA Novosti.

    It is expected that the restrictions will be removed from three companies - Bratslav (produces milking machines), Rubezhansky cardboard plant (produces corrugated cardboard) and Barsky machine-building plant (produces central heating boilers).

    Putin noted that it was not Moscow that " …

  • Kremlin bans import of cheap gasoline to Russia

    Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree imposing a temporary ban on the import of fuel into Russia, reports finanz.ru.

    According to the document published on the website of the Russian government, gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, ship fuel and gasoil will be prohibited from being imported until October 1.

    Until 15 July, the Russian Government has the right to change the duration of the restrictions, both by extending it and by lifting it earlier.

    Russian authorities …

  • Russian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

    Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin contracted the coronavirus and went into self-isolation.

    "It has just become known that the coronavirus tests I passed have come back positive. In this regard, and in accordance with the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor (the Russian Consumer Rights Watchdog), I have to observe self-isolation. It is necessary to protect my colleagues," Mishustin said during a video conference with Putin.

    The Prime Minister assured that the government will continue to …