According to interlocutors of “Kommersant”, the resignation of Ushakov will happen until March 2017 when he turns 70 years. Sources said that he may pursue a career as an Ambassador in one of the European countries.
The number of candidates is not his place, the newspaper’s sources called a few people. Among them the Russian Ambassador in China Andrei Denisov, some senior members of the foreign Ministry, as well as the press-Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov.
Senior newspaper sources in the government said that the Kremlin is not and was not satisfied with the work of Ushakova neither the Kremlin nor the government, nor in the secret service.
“He loves his job and used to do well,” he assured the interlocutors of the newspaper.