Putin fires Internet adviser German Klimenko
Also, presidential adviser Sergey Grigorov and presidential aides Vladimir Kozhin and Yevgeny Shkolov lost their jobs.
German Klimenko has dismissed from the post the Internet development adviser to the President. The relevant decree is published on the Kremlin’s website. Klimenko held this position from the beginning of 2016.
Also, the President’s adviser, Sergey Grigorov, as well as assistants to the head of the state Vladimir Kozhin and Yevgeny Shkolov were fired. Grigorov has served as an adviser since 2011. Shkolov has worked as an assistant since May 2012. From 2000 to 2014, Kozhin was the head of the presidential affairs department, and then became an assistant in military-technical cooperation.
The former deputy head of the Federal Customs Service, Anatoly Seryshev, was appointed a new assistant to the President. The control department of the president is now headed by Dmitry Shalkov. The former head of the department, Konstantin Chuichenko, headed the Central Office of the Russian government.
Presidential aides Andrey Belousov, Dmitry Kalimulin, Igor Levitin, Larisa Brycheva, Yury Ushakov and Andrey Fursenko retained their posts, as well as advisers Sergey Glazyev, Anton Kobyakov, Alexandra Levitskaya, Vladimir Tolstoy, Veniamin Yakovlev and Mikhail Fedotov.