Cabinet of Ministers (Soviet Union)

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Soviet Union
Cabinet of Ministers
Agency overview
Formed 1991
Preceding Agency Council of Ministers
Dissolved 5 September 1991
Jurisdiction Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Headquarters Moscow Kremlin in Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Employees 55 members (February 1991)
Minister responsible Valentin Pavlov, Prime Minister of the Soviet Union

Cabinet of Ministers of the USSR (Russian: Кабинет Министров СССР) functioned as the administrative, executive body and the government after the Council of Ministers was dissolved. It consisted of the Prime Minister, his deputies and the ministers.

The Cabinet of Ministers was to be the responsibility of the President of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Soviet. All newly formed Cabinets were to submit their program to the Supreme Soviet for approval.