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Monday, October 24, 2016

“Good banter”: Kudrin has high hopes for a new thought

Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin commented on the results of the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation, stating that it should become “a Parliament of development.” These words caused a heated debate on the Network.

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Kudrin wrote that “the New Duma shall be a Parliament of development. The mandate is there, waiting too. People expect not words but deeds”, while leaving the quotation marks after the last word.

The new Duma shall be a Parliament of development. The mandate is there, waiting too. People expect not words but deeds”.

— Alexei Kudrin (@Aleksei_Kudrin) September 18, 2016

@Aleksei_Kudrin You forgot from manuals to remove quote

La Russie parle (@Russia_calls) September 18, 2016

Policy, commenting on this statement the ex-Minister, disagreed about whether he sneers or says seriously. Also, the ex-Minister of Finance, but the Gaidar government, Andrei Nechayev, who failed to win elections in single-member district representatives MS Galina Khovanskaya, asked seriously whether Kudrin said, or is it “good banter”.

@Aleksei_Kudrin Alex! Are you serious or a good banter?

— Andrey Nechaev (@aanechaev) 19 Sep 2016

In a similar way commented on the opinion of Kudrin and a rival Nechaeva from the “Apple” Julia Galiamina.

@Aleksei_Kudrin what?))) do not tell on please

— Julia Galiamina (@galiamina) September 18, 2016

The head of the election headquarters of another candidate from “the Apple” Dmitry Gudkov, Maxim Katz, also expressed his bewilderment replica Kudrin.

@Aleksei_Kudrin o_o

— Max Katz (@max_katz) 19 Sep 2016

@Aleksei_Kudrin you Have T-9 on my phone, it seems, mistook the word “development” and “degradation”

— Ilya Yashin (@IlyaYashin) September 18, 2016

Many of the surprised and outraged comments left by regular users, reminding about the extremely low turnout in the Duma elections, and about Kudrin’s position five years ago, when he participated in the protest rally on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova. Kudrin also asked “don’t lie to yourself.”

Neither one of the comments the ex-Minister did not answer.

Read about the preliminary results of the elections.

At the moment, “United Russia”, the results of processing of 90% of the protocols gets 54,21% according to party lists and leads 203 of the 225 single-mandate districts.

Elections to the State Duma 2016. Chronicle of events

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