The Kremlin has denied the plans for the reorganization of the presidential administration

In the presidential administration will not be a reorganization, said a source in the Kremlin. According to him, such plans and was not, and about the publications on this topic in the media in the Kremlin “are you kidding me will be the two control — internal and external policy.” Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the reorganization will not be: “Such plans were not,” he said.

Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to its sources wrote that the number of departments in the presidential administration could be reduced at least by half as a result of reorganization. According to the interlocutor of the edition, initially it was discussed that 21, the office will turn into 8-9.

This order, specifying the sources of Kommersant, was supposed to publish by the head of administration Anton Vaino. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on November 25 told reporters that “are different discussions regarding the possible reorganization of the administration, I accurate information is not available”.

Vaino was appointed head of the presidential administration on 12 August, succeeding in this position Sergei Ivanov. Prior to that, Vaino was appointed Deputy Ivanov. In his post he oversaw the Protocol, workflow, schedule, and personnel matters of the President. Previously he was head of Protocol of the Prime Minister and worked at the posts of the first Deputy head of Protocol of the President and the Deputy head of the government apparatus.

On 22 November, citing high-ranking sources and interlocutors in the media market reported that two first Deputy head of the presidential administration Sergei Kiriyenko and Alexey Gromov redistributed powers in the field of supervision of the media. For Thunder now fixed all of the traditional media. Internet editions and social networks oversees Kiriyenko. “Everything is divided: behind the Thundering consolidated media, Kirienko — the Internet,” — said the source in the media market.