The Russian government Wednesday afternoon withdrew.

It informs the Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, according to AFP.

so That is not the speech of president Vladimir Putin, but the government under him.

the Government’s departure comes right after Putin’s speech about the nation’s condition.

According to the state-sponsored Russian media, RT, Putin has accepted the resignation of the government, but he has asked the prime minister to continue to do the job until a new government can be formed.

According to the AP, Putin thanked Medvedev for efforts, but he believed that the government had completed the tasks it was asked.

the Media informs, moreover, that Putin has plans to insert Medvedev in the Russian security council.

In his speech, Putin, among other things, that there had to be changes in the constitution, which will make the prime minister and the government in power greater.

according to the AP speculated that the constitutional amendments have been proposed to Putin can even get more power when his presidency is over in 2024.

the prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, according to Reuters told that the government has drawn up to give Putin ‘in place to implement the changes he will make in the constitution.’

Dmitry Medvedev was president of Russia from 2008 to 2012, while Vladimir Putin could not be it. Putin was prime minister in the same period.

The possible candidates for the post of prime minister includes the mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, minister of finance Maxim Oreshkin and energy minister Alexander Novak.