Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed the Deputy Minister of education and science Alexei Lopatin, reports TASS.
“At will”. Putin sacked officials, academics
Previously, he was elected academician.
As the press service of the government, he will continue to engage in research activities, and “wished him success in his future work.”
Earlier Vladimir Putin declared that intends to provide officials, elected in the Academy in spite of his orders not to, “the ability to do science.” Today, the President dismissed four of them.
The results of the elections in the Academy, which ended October 28, 2016, were approved by the nominations 176 new 323 new academics and corresponding members of Russian Academy of Sciences. New RAS members were 14 representatives of the authorities.