MOSCOW, October 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the chief of Russia’s nuclear power corporation Rosatom Sergey Kiriyenko first deputy chief of the presidential staff.
"Putin has appointed Kiriyenko first deputy chief of the presidential staff after relieving him of his previous position," the Kremlin’s press-service has said. "The decree is effective as of the moment of signing."
The position of the first deputy chief of the Kremlin staff has been vacant since Vyacheslav Volodin was relieved of his duties following election to the State Duma. The chief of the presidential staff, Anton Vaino, has two first deputies and three deputies.
Sergey Kiriyenko was Russia’s Prime Minister in April-August 1998. Since November 15, 2005 he has held Rosatom. Married, with a son and two daughters.