Press Secretary the speaker announced the departure of the Ministry of economic development

Assistant and press Secretary of the former Minister of economic development Elena laskina announced his retirement from the Agency, she wrote about this on his page in Facebook.

“Suddenly soon ended my contract at the Ministry of economic development,” said laskina, noting that the press service of the Ministry continues to take requests to the press centre.

About the arrest of the speaker became known on the night of November 15. On the same day he was removed from the post of Minister of economic development due to “loss of confidence”.

At the moment the former Minister is under house arrest on charges of extortion and receiving $2 million for a positive decision on the privatization of shares of “Bashneft”. Itself the speaker pleaded not guilty.

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From Gaidar to speaker: 11 Ministers of the Russian economy. Photo gallery

Alexei Ulyukayev was the eleventh Minister of economy in the history of modern Russia. All of his predecessors and their fate after leaving one of the key posts in the government — in the gallery RBC.

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Monday, November 21, Putin, speaking at the end of the APEC summit in Lima, called the arrest of speaker “a sad fact”. However, according to him, the transaction on acquisition “Rosneft” “Bashneft” this event will not be affected.