(Corrects Ulyukayev's central bank job title, name of
MOSCOW, June 24 Russian President Vladimir Putin
appointed Andrei Belousov, who favours a big state role in the
economy, as a Kremlin aide on Monday and named the central
bank's first deputy chairman, Alexei Ulyukayev, to replace him
as economy minister.
The Kremlin announced the decision as Elvira Nabiullina, a
former aide to Putin, formally took over from Sergei Ignatyev as
head of the central bank.
(Reporting by Alexei Kalmykov and Maya Dyakina, Editing by
Timothy Heritagen John Stonestreet)