Ministry of Regional Development (Russia)

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Ministry of Regional Development, MinRegion
Министерство регионального развития Российской Федерации
Agency overview
Formed 13 September 2004
Dissolved 8 September 2014
Jurisdiction Government of Russia
Headquarters Krasnaya Presnya, D. 3, Moscow
Employees 639
Annual budget ~6.5 billion U.S. dollars
Agency executive Igor Slyunyayev (last), Minister
Child agency Gosstroy (2008-2013)
Website www.minregion.ru

Ministry of Regional Development of Russia (Russian: Министерство регионального развития Российской Федерации – Минрегион России) was the federal deral execministry in the Russian government that was responsible for regional social development. The ministry had a variety of roles including protecting national minorities, nurturing interrelations between the different nationalities of Russia, as well as development of the North Pole and enhancement of the local administration in the country. The last minister was Igor Slyunyayev, who was appointed in 2012 as part of Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet.

On 8 September, 2014 President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved the abolishing of the ministry.[1]

Previous Names[edit]

  • Ministry for Regional Policy (Министерство региональной политики Российской Федерации) (1998—1999)
  • Ministry for Nationality and Federation Affairs (Министерство РФ по делам федерации и национальностей) (1999—2000)
  • Ministry for Nationality, Federation and Migratory Policy (Министерство по делам федерации, национальной и миграционной политики РФ) (2000—2001)

Ministers[edit]

  • Vladimir Yakovlev (September 2004 — September 2007)
  • Dmitry Kozak (September 2007 — October 2008)
  • Viktor Vasargin (October 2008 — April 2012)
  • Vladimir Tokarev (April - May 2012)
  • Oleg Govorun (May - October 2012)
  • Igor Slyunyaev (October 2012 - September 2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Putin Grants Defense Ministry More Power After Reshuffle, The Moscow Times, 8 September 2014

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