Chechnya's Moscow representation confirmed Monday that Chechen administration head Akhmad Kadyrov had signed a decree appointing Anatoly Popov the republic's Prime Minister.
Mr Popov had earlier headed the federal Directorate for Revival of Chechnya's Economy and Welfare System.
Mr Popov's appointment had been agreed with Viktor Kazantsev, the Russian president's envoy to the Southern Federal District, emphasised the representative office.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
This problem is not limited to the situation with the "whale prison" in Russia's Far East, because many people buy tickets to go to oceanariums and turn a blind eye to the problem