"No decree". Surkov de facto continues to be assistant to president of Russian Federation - Peskov 01/27/2020 13:52:32. Total views 677. Views today — 0.

There is still no decree on the dismissal of Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Vladislav Surkov from office. This was stated by press secretary of the head of the Russian state Dmitry Peskov, - Russian Interfax reports.

"I can only say so far that there has still been no decree on the release of Surkov from his duties, so de facto he continues to be an assistant to the president of the Russian Federation", - he told to the journalists.

Answering the question of whether Surkov continues to go to work, Peskov noted that he could not say for sure. "I do not carry out the function of monitoring the attendance of the workplace", - Peskov added.

Earlier, director of the Center for Political Conjuncture Alexey Chesnakov stated that Surkov left the civil service in connection with the change of course in the Ukrainian direction".

Peskov had previously reported that Russian policy in the Ukrainian direction has not changed. "Any discussion on this subject is a personal point of view", - Peskov said at that point in time.