Donetsk, Jun 8 — DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin appointed Vitaly Khotsenko the Prime Minister, the corresponding decree No. 273 was signed today and entered into force.

Earlier, the candidacy of Khotsenko was supported by the deputies of the People’s Council.

The former Chairman of the Government, Alexander Ananchenko, was relieved of his duties earlier today.

Since 2019, Vitaliy Pavlovich Khotsenko has served as director of the Department of Regional Industrial Policy and Project Management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Prior to this, he worked as the Minister of Energy, Industry and Communications of the Stavropol Territory. *ot