The suggestions of the experts, United on the platform of the Stolypin club, are not an alternative to the ideas of the former Minister of Finance Alexey Kudrin and his supporters. This was stated by the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev.
He recalled that six months ago the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Pourcel to consider proposals of experts. “We saw them, but, of course, we didn’t consider them as an alternative to something. We work with different groups of experts, this is one of them — why not consider their proposals,” — said the Minister.
Previously, the newspaper Vedomosti reported that President Vladimir Putin has instructed to develop the concept of a “growth Strategy”, which should become alternative concepts Kudrin. The basis for the new strategy should report the Stolypin club, the members of which advocate the development of public investment.
The former Finance Minister is in favour of strict control of public spending and attracting private investment. In April 2016, it was announced that Kudrin became Chairman of the Board of the Center for strategic research. He headed the working group “Priorities for structural reforms and sustainable economic growth” in the framework of the presidential economic Council, it was reported that the group engaged in the development of the program of economic reforms.