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January 1st, 2012
Russia Appoints GLONASS Responsibilities

Vladislav Surkov, who has recently entered Russia’s government as deputy prime minister, will be responsible for the modernization of education, science and healthcare, as well as for the development of the GLONASS global navigation system. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin specified the new duties of the former first deputy head of the presidential administration during a meeting on Friday. “You were in charge of not only domestic policies but also modernization, so we are going to continue in this direction,” Putin said. “I also ask you to take up some high-tech issues as GLONASS, and to give priority to the modernization of education, science and healthcare.” Read More