Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin is preparing once again to take this position is to assist the current government to cope with the deteriorating economic situation in the country.
It is reported on Tuesday, December 20, news Agency Bloomberg referring to own sources.
According to this information, last week, Kudrin met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and discussed the issue. However, to date, the official proposal is received, the source said.
«He has not yet been appointed to any position», – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on the issue of Kudrin specified by Bloomberg.
Recall that Alexei Kudrin, an economist of world renown, who supported the policy of Putin, served as Finance Minister from 2000 to 2011. At the end of the period he publicly expressed his disagreement with the sharp increase in military spending and increase social spending budget, and also informed the journalists about the unwillingness to work in the government of Dmitry Medvedev after the presidential elections of 2012. The result of this statement was the dismissal of Kudrin and its excretion from the composition of the security Council.
In April 2012 Kudrin has established the Committee of civil initiatives (CGI), which brought together experts in various fields, «to determine and implement the best options for developing countries», said the Agency RNS.