Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, which today announced to have contracted the coronavirus, probably will not return to head the government. About it, citing sources, writes the Russian edition “Medusa”.
So close to the government of the Russian interlocutor of the edition noted that the Deputy mishustina Andrei Belousov was appointed acting Prime Minister by a separate decree. In addition, the document contains no indication that the Belousov – temporary Prime Minister.
“Before the premiere went on vacation or were sick, without the appointment of a separate presidential decree, the acting head of the Cabinet,” – emphasizes the “Medusa”.
In turn, the source close to the presidential administration, suggested that after the disease Mishustin will move to another position.
“Him as a former tax collector as a man who knows how and where are financial flows, appointed under quite another to control the expenditure of funds for projects, then the money was. Now the circumstances are completely different, the economy because of the pandemic began, it should be run. Mishustin is not about that. He didn’t make any mistakes, it’s just not his time,” said an unnamed source.
The source in the government assured the “Medusa” that the Prime Minister will return to duty after recovery.
Mishustin was appointed Prime Minister of the Russian Federation of January 16 of this year. Before he headed Federal tax service.
On 30 April it became known that he had contracted the coronavirus. Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Russia recorded 106 498 cases of infection, died 1073 people.