Listen: From top taxman to Russian prime minister? - burst 1
"Russia's government resigns as President Vladimir Putin looks to overhaul the Kremlin live from London. This is the marketplace morning report from the BBC World Service. I'm Lisa Santa Rosa and good morning. The Russian ruble has weakened against the US Stola in response to President Putin's plants but Africa tour an MP state is at the amendments do not affect the basic foundation of the constitution but as they relate to significant changes in the political system. I find it necessary to hold a vote by by the country's citizens on an entire package of amendments to the Constitution. He's giving US candy. Russian economy afford the political upheaval. Well it looks like a fifty-three-year-old economists is poised to take over as prime minister to help see those plans through Mikhail. Misuse tune is a relatively unknown technocrat and is credited with revamping vamping Russia's hated tax sevice he brought about a drop in tax evasion by bringing smaller companies into the formal economy and the governing party United Russia has unanimously. It must be approved. His candidacy following the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev for Moscow. Here's the BBC's Sarah"