RBC: Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov will resign

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RBC: Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov will resign
RBC: Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov will resign
13 July, 11:12Society
Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov (pictured), who oversees space and the defense industry in the Russian government, will leave his post in the near future. Then he can replace Dmitry Rogozin at the head of Roskosmos.

This is reported by RBC, citing its sources in the defense industry, a federal official and a former government official.

Roskosmos did not comment on information about the possible appointment of Borisov.

Borisov is 65 years old, he has been deputy chairman of the head of government for four years. He replaced Rogozin as Deputy Prime Minister, Roskosmos fell into his responsibility. Borisov's powers were expanded by a presidential decree in 2020, when Putin instructed him to supervise as well. Civil industry, and fuel and energy complex. But some of Borisov's powers were removed at the end of the year.

It's worth reminding that the State Duma was urgently returned from the holidays for an extraordinary meeting on July 15. After that, Russian leader Vladimir Putin increased the number of deputy prime ministers from 10 to 11 - the new deputy prime minister will combine the post with the leadership of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. At the same time, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers, Mikhail Mishustin, nominated Denis Manturov, who has headed the Ministry of Industry and Trade for ten years, for a new position. The hearing will take place on July 15th.

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