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Russia's prime minister, entire Cabinet resign

Jan 16, 2020 - USA Today

In a surprise move, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned along with the country's entire Cabinet, Russian state news agency Tass reported Wednesday.

Medvedev made the announcement after Russia's President Vladimir Putin unveiled a series of constitutional changes that Medvedev said would alter the country's balance of power. Medvedev is a longtime close Putin ally. He has served as Russia's prime minister since 2012. Before that, he spent four years as president, 2008-12.