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Putin instructs government to perform duties until new Cabinet is formed

MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Dmitry Medvedev’s outgoing government to perform its duties until a new Cabinet is formed.

"I ask you to fully perform your duties until a new government is formed," Putin said at a meeting with the Cabinet.

According to Article 111 of Russia’s Constitution, the nomination of a new prime minister is submitted no later than two weeks after the Cabinet’s resignation.