Putin proposes tax chief Mikhail Mishustin for prime minister post | AFP

President Vladimir Putin proposes the head of Russia’s tax service Mikhail Mishustin for the post of prime minister. The proposal to appoint 53-year-old Mishustin, a relatively obscure figure who has headed the service since 2010, came after the surprise resignation of Dmitry Medvedev following Putin’s proposal of a package of constitutional reforms. IMAGES

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