Dmitry Medvedev


Putin promotes ex-bodyguard to new cabinet

  • Putin has promoted trusted lieutenants with security ties at the start of what, under the constitution, will be his last term in office.
  • One new entrant to the Cabinet is Yevgeny Zinichev, 51, a former member of Putin’s security detail, while, established big-hitters, such as veteran Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, keep their jobs.
By Reuters ·