Government of the Russian Federation

 

The Government exercises executive power in the Russian Federation. The members of the Government are the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Ministers, and the Federal Ministers. It has its legal basis in the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the Federal Constitutional Law "On the Government of the Russian Federation".

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of the Russian Federation and confirmed by the State Duma. He or she succeeds to the presidency if the current president dies, is incapacitated or resigns. The current Prime Minister of Russia is Mr. Dmitry Medvedev.

The Government issues its acts in the way of decisions and orders. These must not contradict the Constitution, Constitutional Laws, Federal Laws, and Presidential Decrees, and are signed by the Prime Minister.

The Government is the subject of the 6th Chapter of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. According to the Constitution, the Government of the Russian Federation shall:

  • develop and submit to the State Duma a federal budget and provide for its implementation; shall submit to the State Duma a report on the implementation of the federal budget; and shall submit to the State Duma annual reports on the results of its work, including on issues raised by the State Duma;
  • ensure the implementation in the Russian Federation of a single financial, credit and monetary policy;
  • ensure the implementation in the Russian Federation of a single state policy in the sphere of culture, science, education, health protection, social security and ecology;
  • manage the federal property;
  • carry out measures to secure the defence of the country, the state security, and the implementation of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation;
  • implement measures to ensure the rule of law, human rights and freedoms, protection of property and public order, and crime control;
  • exercise other powers vested in it by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal Laws and Decrees of the President of the Russian Federation.

 

Federal Ministries, Federal Services and Federal Agencies


Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation - https://en.mvd.ru;

Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief of the Russian Federation (EMERCOM) - http://en.mchs.ru;

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation - http://www.mid.ru;

       Federal Agency for Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation - http://rs.gov.ru;

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation - http://eng.mil.ru;

       Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation - http://www.fsvts.gov.ru;
       Federal Technical and Export Control Service - http://fstec.ru

Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation - http://www.minjust.ru;

       Federal Penitentiary Service - http://fsin.su/eng/;
       Federal Bailiff Service - http://en.fssprus.ru;

Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation - https://www.rosminzdrav.ru;

       Federal Service for Healthcare Supervision - http://www.roszdravnadzor.ru;
       Federal Biomedical Agency - http://www.fmbaros.ru;

Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation - http://www.mkrf.ru;

       Federal Agency for Tourism - http://www.russiatourism.ru;

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation - http://www.mon.gov.ru;

Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation - http://www.mon.gov.ru;

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation - http://www.mnr.gov.ru;

       Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring - http://www.meteorf.ru;
       Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service - http://rpn.gov.ru;
       Federal Water Resources Agency - http://voda.mnr.gov.ru;
       Federal Agency for Subsoil Resources Management - http://www.rosnedra.com;
       Federal Forestry Agency - http://www.rosleshoz.gov.ru;

Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation - http://www.minpromtorg.gov.ru;

       Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology - http://www.gost.ru;

Ministry of Tele- and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation - http://minsvyaz.ru;

       Federal Service for Communications, Information Technologies and Mass Communication Supervision - http://eng.rkn.gov.ru;
       Federal Press and Mass Communication Agency - http://www.fapmc.ru;
       Federal Communications Agency - http://eng.rossvyaz.ru;

Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation - http://www.mcx.ru;

       Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control - http://www.fsvps.ru;
       Federal Agency for Fisheries - http://www.fish.gov.ru;

Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation - https://www.minsport.gov.ru;

Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation - http://www.mintrans.ru;

       Federal Transport Supervision Service - http://eng.rostransnadzor.ru;
       Federal Air Transport Agency - http://www.favt.ru;
       Federal Road Agency - http://www.rosavtodor.ru;
       Federal Rail Transport Agency - http://en.roszeldor.ru;
       Federal Maritime and River Transport Agency - http://www.morflot.ru;

Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation - http://www.minfin.ru;

       Federal Tax Service - https://www.nalog.ru;
       Federal Service for Financial and Budgetary Supervision - http://www.rosfinnadzor.ru;
       Federal Treasury (Federal Service) - http://www.roskazna.ru;

Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation - http://economy.gov.ru;

       Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography - http://www.rosreestr.ru;
       Federal State Reserves Agency - http://www.rosreserv.ru;
       Federal Agency for State Property Management - http://www.rosim.ru;
       Federal Accreditation Service - http://en.fsa.gov.ru;
       Federal Service for Intellectual Property - http://www.rupto.ru;

Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation - http://minenergo.gov.ru;

Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Russian Federation - http://www.rosmintrud.ru;

       Federal Labour and Employment Service - http://www.rostrud.ru;

Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector - http://minstroyrf.ru;

Ministry for the Development of Russian Far East - http://minvostokrazvitia.ru;

Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs - http://www.minkavkaz.gov.ru;

Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation (Federal Service) - http://svr.gov.ru;

Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (Federal Service) - http://www.fsb.ru;

Federal Protection (Bodyguard) Service of the Russian Federation (Federal Service) - http://www.fso.gov.ru;

Chief Directorate for Special Programs of the President of the Russian Federation (Federal Agency) - http://www.gusp.gov.ru;

Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation (Federal Agency) - http://www.udprf.ru;

Federal Service for Education and Science Supervision - http://www.obrnadzor.gov.ru;

Federal Agency for Youth Affairs - http://www.fadm.gov.ru;

Federal Financial Monitoring Service - http://www.fedsfm.ru;

Federal Antimonopoly Service - http://en.fas.gov.ru;

Federal Customs Service - http://eng.customs.ru;

Federal Supervisory Service for Consumers Rights Protection and Human Welfare - http://www.rospotrebnadzor.ru;

Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulations - http://www.fsrar.ru;

Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision - http://en.gosnadzor.ru;

Federal Space Agency - http://en.roscosmos.ru;

Federal Agency for the Development of the State Border Facilities of the Russian Federation - http://www.rosgranitsa.ru;

Federal State Statistics Service - http://www.gks.ru;

State Courier Service - https://gfs.gov.ru;

Federal Agency for Scientific Development - http://fano.gov.ru;

Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs - http://fadn.gov.ru.