Russian State Duma holds meeting to consider Prime Minister's candidature

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16 January 2020

The State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament, is considering the appointment of Mikhail Mishustin as prime minister, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to Sergey Mironov, chair of the party Just Russia, all factions of the Duma met with Mishustin on Thursday morning. 

The day before, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the government's resignations, hours after President Vladimir Putin addressed lawmakers and high-ranking officials outlining domestic political priorities.

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