MOSCOW, 16 Oct — RIA Novosti. The Deputy of the state Duma, the Chairman of the party “Rodina” Alexey Zhuravlev has proposed to the government of the Russian Federation to appoint a well-known economist, Chairman of the Council of the party on Economics and business Mikhail Khazin for the position of head of the Ministry of economic development of RF, he said this to RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
In the night of Tuesday the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said that the Minister of economy Ulyukayev was caught red-handed when receiving a bribe in 2 million dollars for the Ministry of economic development issued a positive evaluation, which allowed Rosneft to acquire state-owned shares “Bashneft”, the legality of the transaction in this case is not disputed. On Tuesday, the court sent the speaker under house arrest until January 15. Later, the President of the Russian Federation has released it from a post in connection with loss of trust.
“We had a meeting of the Bureau of the Presidium of the party, we talked directly and with Mikhail Khazin on this topic. We recommend it’s official, I as the Deputy of the state Duma. We recommended that the Prime Minister (Dmitry Medvedev — ed.), the President (Vladimir Putin — ed.) accordingly, the nomination for consideration”, — said Zhuravlev.
According to the politician, Khazin has a wealth of experience in their respective administrative structures and is an internationally recognized economist. “Of course, this is a man who, in my opinion and in the opinion of our colleagues, able to cope with such a serious challenge as the economic development in Russia”, — said Zhuravlev.
“Moreover, he repeatedly has talked about these areas of development… Said that the situation is currently changing in the world and therefore have to change the economy. He has forecast both short-and long-term periods of development of Russia. He understands how it should be integrated into the world economy now, not an appendage,” he added.
One of the important reasons for assigning treasure to the post of Minister Zhuravlev believes his devotion to the Motherland. “Most importantly, it is a Patriotic man who, clearly, will be to defend the national interest of the Russian Federation in the economic sphere — that’s for sure,” — said the Agency interlocutor.