Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation is arrested Ulyukayev is appointed the Deputy Minister of Finance.

Министром экономразвития РФ вместо арестованного Улюкаева назначен замминистра финансов Орешкин

The new Minister of economic development of Russia Maxim Oreshkin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the Minister of economic development Maxim Oreshkin, who previously held the post of Deputy Minister of Finance. It is reported by a jellyfish.

Putin made a proposal Oreshkin during the meeting, and he agreed.

“Mr Liksutov, you work not so long ago, but already done and working successfully. I want to offer you the post of Minister of economic development,” Putin said at a meeting with Oreshkin.

We will remind that the former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev was arrested on 14 November on suspicion of receiving $ 2 million. the bribes issued by the Ministry of economic development the positive evaluation that allowed PJSC “NC “Rosneft” to buy a package of shares of JSC “Bashneft” in the amount of 50%.

On 15 November, the court sent him under house arrest. At the hearing the investigator said that Ulyukayev denied the charges and refused to testify. In turn, the speaker stated that it was not refused, and refrained from testifying. He stressed that maximum is configured to cooperate with the investigation.

Later, Putin fired Ulyukayev Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation in connection with the “loss of confidence”.