The new press-Secretary of the Prime Minister will be Oleg Osipov

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The new press-Secretary of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will become the first Deputy chief editor MIA «Russia today» Oleg Osipov. This was announced by Vice-Premier — head of government office Konstantin Chuichenko.

He added that the documents have been handed over for signature to the head of the government.

Timakov out at Vnesheconombank

Natalia Timakova, who now holds the post of press Secretary, said that goes to work in the web. However, she did not disclose the details of his transition.

«Next week we will be working with Oleg together. I’ll give him the ropes, introduce him to the team, with journalists. After this, when completed paperwork, he comes to work», — said Timakova.

«A man of rare integrity»

Osipov expressed gratitude to Medvedev for the trust and invitation to work together. In addition, he noted that Timakova it supports and intends to introduce in the course of the case, to introduce the technology.

Chief editor MIA «Russia today» and RT Margarita Simonyan congratulated his colleague on his appointment and called him a person of rare integrity and a journalist of the highest class.

«For so many years, not a single puncture or dishonesty I do not know and do not know. And by the way, insubordination, too, was never. Oleg always kept independently, for which he was respected. In General, I congratulate and Oleg, and the government had a great solution!» she said.

New press Secretary

Oleg Osipov started working at RIA Novosti in 1999. Having spent some time as a correspondent for the diplomatic edition, he moved to the presidential Agency team.

While working in the Kremlin pool was covered the most complex, including from a political point of view, events involving the President. In the early 2000s, accompanied Vladimir Putin during the blitz-trips to such difficult then in Russia, like Dagestan and Ingushetia.

Awarded the order of Friendship, medal of the order «For Merits before Fatherland» II degree, gratitude from the President and letter of thanks of the President.