Eleven RANEPA current and former students join new Russian Cabinet
On May 18, President Vladimir Putin approved the new Government appointments. The new Cabinet includes Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, ten Deputy Prime Ministers and 21 Ministers. Many of them have been educated at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dmitry Kobylkin, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov are graduates of the Presidential Academy; the latter is also a member of the RANEPA Board of Trustees.
Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, Transport Minister of Yevgeny Ditrikh and Minister of Science and Higher Education Mikhail Kotyukov have completed the special presidential Program for the Preparation and Retraining of the Management Personnel Reserve delivered by RANEPA Graduate School of Public Administration.
Minister of Digital Development, Communication and Mass Media Konstantin Noskov completed a RANEPA Graduate School of Public Administration program; Minister for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relieve Yevgeny Zinichev also went to RANEPA. Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova did a professional development course at the Academy, and Minister for North Caucasus Affairs Sergei Chebotaryov earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the Institute of Public Administration and Civil Service (IPACS).
First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov defended his doctoral thesis, “Interbudgetary relations in the conditions of the development of federalism in Russia,” at RANEPA.
The Presidential Academy congratulates its graduates on appointments to high government posts and wishes them successful work for the benefit of Russia.