Medvedev, Putin seal Kremlin-PM job swapAgence France-Presse . Moscow
Russia’s new president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday won parliamentary approval for his predecessor Dmitry Medvedev to become prime minister, as protesters tried new tactics to keep up pressure on the Kremlin.
Russia’s lower house of parliament overwhelmingly confirmed former head of state Medvedev as prime minister after he was nominated by Putin in accordance with a job swap agreement first announced in September.
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