Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Putin met the prime minister on Wednesday ahead of the decision that the government would resign The Russian government is to resign, hours after President Vladimir Putin announced plans in parliament to change the constitution.Mr Putin has proposed a nationwide vote on changes that would shift power from the…

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

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Mr Putin met the high minister on Wednesday sooner than the determination that the authorities would resign

The Russian authorities is to resign, hours after President Vladimir Putin announced plans in parliament to alternate the structure.

Mr Putin has proposed a nationwide vote on adjustments that would shift energy from the presidency to parliament.

He has requested Top Minister Dmitry Medvedev to absorb the post of deputy head of the Nationwide Security Council.

Mr Medvedev acknowledged the president’s proposals would critically alternate Russia’s balance of energy.

“These adjustments, when they are adopted… will introduce gigantic adjustments no longer most attention-grabbing to a whole vary of articles of the structure, but additionally to the whole balance of energy, the energy of the govt, the energy of the legislature, the energy of judiciary,” Mr Medvedev acknowledged.

“On this context… the authorities in its fresh produce has resigned.”

The announcement came as a shock, and in a statement Mr Putin thanked the authorities for what it had finished.

BBC Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford acknowledged explanation why Mr Putin had removed Mr Medvedev used to be unclear.

President Putin’s fourth length of time fairly than work is on account of reside in 2024, and below the fresh structure he wouldn’t be entitled to but every other length of time.

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