Prime Minister of Russia

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Prime Minister of Russia
Премьер-министр России
Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation.svg
Incumbent
Dmitry Medvedev

since May 8, 2012
Appointer State Duma
upon submission by President
Inaugural holder Sergei Witte
Formation November 6, 1905
Website Government.ru/eng/

The Prime Minister of Russia (Russian: Премьер-министр России, Prem'er-ministr Rossii) is Russia's head of government. He is the second most powerful leader in the Russian Federation.