Vladimir Putin signed the Decree "On the Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergency Situations and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters".
The text of the Decree:
1. In accordance with paragraph D1 of Article 83 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the President resolved to appoint Major General Alexander Kurenkov as the Russian Federation’s Minister of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief, relieving him from his previous post.
2. This Decree comes into force from the date of its signing.
According to the materials of http://www.kremlin.ru/.