Moscow. April 4. The Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, whose name is mentioned in the data array of the Panama legal company Mossac Fonseca, published Sunday night, commented on the consortium of investigation journalists.
“My attitude to everything – and I do not quite understand the mechanisms and nature of the information bursts which are: my name has no relation to these events,” the Minister told reporters on Monday evening.
“I filed the appropriate Declaration. They can be easily traced for a number of years,” he said.
In the investigation of the International consortium of investigative journalists (ICIJ) and the Center for the study of corruption and organized crime (OCCRP) on the basis of documents Mossac Fonseca argues that the son, then the wife of the speaker was the head of Ronnieville offshore company (British virgin Islands) during his work as first Chairman of the Central Bank. In 2009 the company was liquidated. Itself the speaker posts in Ronnieville is not occupied, and the shareholder was a nominee.
Investigation based on documents, dubbed “Panama archives”, talk about a variety of offshore schemes, which allegedly involved hundreds of well-known politicians, businessmen and celebrities, including former and current heads of state.