Xinhua Net: Putin appointed new cabinet members that the new government has reduced their cabinet member 10 to 9 according to the decrees Kremlin. Putin has signed off a new decree appointing the former head of Russian Federal Tax Service as the new Prime Minister, a day after the previous PM resigned.

Putin said Russia must defend itself against the threat of foreign powers trying to disable the country’s access to the global internet, paving way for the Internet-Isolation bill. Meduza