Sentenced to eight years in a strict regime, former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev actually sentenced to a term in prison not for its second million bribe, said the Professor, higher school of Economics, former head of expert management of presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Simon Kordonsky. According to his version, the speaker rebelled against the rules of the game, and not forgive him.
photo: Natalia Muslinkina
Kordonskiy at a lecture at the Yekaterinburg “Yeltsin Centre” expressed the opinion that it’s all in the statement on dismissal from the Ministerial post, which was written to the speaker.
Worked in the administration of the President in 2000-2004, and until 2005 was chief assistant of Vladimir Putin, the expert said that the head of state allegedly openly made it clear: in the current situation, to leave, escape was impossible. But despite this the speaker went on his own way, said kordonskiy.
Note that Putin fired speaker in connection with the loss of confidence immediately after the official was arrested for accepting a bribe. The former Minister pleaded not guilty.
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The speaker in 1990-e years was a member of the “team” of Yegor Gaidar, was an assistant to his first Deputy. During the first presidential term of Vladimir Putin, he held the position of Deputy Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin. In the 2004-2013 period was the first Chairman of the Central Bank, then headed the Ministry of economic development.
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