Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is dissatisfied with the work of “Uralvagonzavod” suggested to change the leadership at the company and give it “Rostec”. As “Vedomosti” in September in charge of the defense industry official wrote a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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The need for personnel changes Rogozin explained the difficult financial-economic situation of “Uralvagonzavod” and a threat of disrupting the performance of work under the state defense order. About it the newspaper “Vedomosti” said a source close to the defense Ministry.
The President instructed the Ministry of industry and trade and Ministry of economic development to analyse the proposals of Rogozin, said the Federal official. The interlocutor of the edition believes that the issue was initiated by the office of the Vice-Prime Minister, and not “Rostec”, which this “neither sleep nor spirit did not know.”
The official said that “Uralvagonzavod” is in dire financial condition, and therefore had the idea to give it “Rostec”, which is money. Rostec is not necessary, but they said they will study the issue,” he said.
The Deputy General Director, Uralvagonzavod Alexey zharich called this information “rumors”. “We do not know. No statement, no, it’s just rumors,” he said Life.ru.
At the end of the first half of 2016 net debt for the plant amounted to 276 billion rubles, revenues at 43.1 billion. The company hoped to attract government guarantees to 16 billion rubles, and to the recapitalization of the budget, but neither the one nor the other has not received.