President Medvedev has asked Finance Minister Kudrin for his resignation following Kudrin's public refusal to keep his position in the future if Medvedev heads the Russian Government. Kudrin has complied. President Medvedev has signed Kudrin's resignation hours after the wrangle took place, the Russian president's press secretary Natalia Timakova reported. During the Presidential Commission on Modernization in Dimitrovgrad in Central Russia, Dmitry Medvedev stressed that everyone who does not agree with his politics is free to resign.
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