Igor Shuvalov may head Vnesheconombank
There is no official confirmation of this information yet.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov may head Vnesheconombank, The Bell writes, citing several sources.
In particular, as an official of one of the relevant ministries tells the edition, Shuvalov received such an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 20. According to the interlocutor, the official agreed.
Another source claims that the official appointment of Shuvalov will be announced on May 22. However, the third interlocutor does not confirm this information, noting that the decision has not been made yet, as there is no "signed paper."
Press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on the information about the appointment of Shuvalov. "We never discuss personnel issues," the Kremlin press attaché says.
Igor Shuvalov has served as first vice-premier for ten years. He did not go into the cabinet formed after the presidential elections. As Dozhd previously reported, the former official could take charge of the Moscow State University, head Rusnano or the Central Bank.
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