The head of the Center for strategic development Alexey Kudrin
According to Kudrin, who is on the Moscow exchange forum in new York, the indictment of the speaker casts a shadow on the government, reports RBC. According to the former Minister of Finance, under whom he worked Ulyukayev, important is the fact that taken into custody one of the key officials who was involved in the development of regulations for business, business support.
Kudrin said he still has questions about the nature of the charge and on the role of “Rosneft”. “Until we get all the explanations, we feel how open and how solid these charges are. We know that the law enforcement agencies we may be mistaken”, — said Kudrin.
The former Minister of Finance said that if the case speaker questions remain, it will cause suspicion among business in relation to key government institutions.
“We don’t understand how it happened, why it happened in the territory of Rosneft. It is hard to imagine that someone with Rosneft wanted to argue,” — said Kudrin.
Earlier Kudrin said in his twitter stated the need for objective investigation.
Alexei Ulyukayev detained in the night of 15 November on charges of accepting a bribe in the amount of $2 million for the issuance of a positive assessment on the transaction on purchase “Rosneft” shares in Bashneft, said the Investigative Committee. Against it criminal case under part 6. article 290 of the criminal code. Ulyukayev later indicted and sent under house arrest.
Ulyukayev lawyer Timothy Gridnev has called the incident a provocation, and the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev has described it as “a difficult event for the government”.