Kudrin has no plans to return to government service

Kudrin has no plans to return to government service

According to the former Minister of Finance of Russia Alexey Kudrin that appear in media messages ahead of all possible events.

MOSCOW, 13 Jan. Ex-Finance Minister of Russia Alexei Kudrin stated that it has no plans to return to work in the government agencies.

“I’m still not going back, I haven’t commented on this topic. It seems to me, all sorts of ducks newspaper ahead of all possible events” — quoted Kudrin “Russian news service”.

Messages in the media about the possibility of returning Kudrin, the current Chairman of the Committee of civil initiatives, civil service appeared repeatedly. Bloomberg in December last year, citing three sources reported that Kudrin negotiating positions in the presidential administration or the Cabinet. According to the Agency, among the options being discussed is a post of the first Deputy head of the presidential administration, who oversees economic policy, and the post of first Deputy Prime Minister. Surrounded by Kudrin then has refrained from comments about this information.

Kudrin was dismissed on September 26, 2011 because of disagreements with President Dmitry Medvedev, who then served as President and is currently the head of the government, on several key issues of financial policy, in particular regarding military spending. In April 2012 he, along with other experts, has established a “Committee of civil initiatives”. In November 2013, Kudrin joined the Presidium of the Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation.