Russian president Vladimir Putin has dismissed Sergey Ivanov as Kremlin chief of staff and replaced him with Anton Vaino, Kremlin aide said.
Sergey Ivanov, who had led the presidential administration since December 2011, was appointed the president’s special envoy for environmental activity, ecology and transport. At once he kept his seat in the Security Council. Anton Voino was also included into the SC.
Anton Vaino became deputy head of the presidential administration in May 2012. Before, from 2008 to 2012 he was chief of the prime minister’s protocol.