Russian shipyard may equip exported warships with latest air defense missile/gun systemMilitary & Defense June 29, 17:24
Russian opera star Hvorostovsky cancels Vienna season concertsSociety & Culture June 29, 16:30
Samantha Smith: 10-year-old Goodwill Ambassador that embraced warmth during the Cold WarSociety & Culture June 29, 16:29
Paris sees new opportunities for dialogue on Syria with MoscowWorld June 29, 16:27
All five defendants charged with Nemtsov's murder found guiltyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 16:12
Putin to receive ex-US Secretary of State Kissinger ThursdayRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 15:51
Russia’s missile early warning system helps ward off any threatMilitary & Defense June 29, 15:19
Jury to deliberate on verdict in Nemtsov murder caseSociety & Culture June 29, 15:08
Foreign customers interested in Russia’s latest icebreaker projectBusiness & Economy June 29, 14:22
MOSCOW, March 4 (Itar-Tass) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev appointed Sergei Velmyaikin, who occupied the post of the deputy health minister, as First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security on Monday.
“To appoint Sergei Fyodorovich Velmyaikin as First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security, relieving him from the previous post,” the prime minister said in a resolution, which was made public at the official website of the Russian government.
Sergei Velmyaikin is one of authors of the anti-tobacco law, which raised heated debates and which bans smoking gradually at public venues and imposes sanctions against the producers of cigarettes.