Alexei Ulyukayev, the dismissed Minister of economic development
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Alexei Ulyukayev, the dismissed Minister of economic development and placed under house arrest, still continues to work in some structures. Some of them he leads
Alexei Ulyukayev, working as the head of the Ministry of economic development, held positions in other agencies. In the evening, 16 November, he still continued to be, despite the dismissal and house arrest.
The speaker still heads the Supervisory Council of VTB Bank. The representative of the press service of VTB Bank told RBC, the head of the Bank Supervisory Board is appointed by the Board for a Directive of the main shareholder — the Russian government. The day before VTB issued a statement in which they noted that the VTB group have not been presented any claims on the part of law enforcement for the privatization of “Bashneft”. “We also did not take part in any investigative actions, for us the events of this night were the same news, as with all”, — said in a statement.
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Ulyukaev member of the Supervisory Board of Vnesheconombank (VEB). The Bank declined to comment on the question of the date of the next meeting of the Supervisory Board, the question of the preservation of the place of the speaker in this press-service VEB also forwarded to the government.
The former Minister also continues to be the national financial Council at Bank of Russia, the Board of Directors of “Gazprom”.
The speaker is still Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Corporation for development of small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Russian direct investment Fund.
In addition, Ulyukayev in January joined the Board of governors of the Asian infrastructure investment Bank (AIIB). The Bank with headquarters in Beijing was established on the initiative of China in late 2015, the authorized capital — $100 billion AIIB was created to invest in the infrastructure of countries in the Asian region, primarily in energy, transport and environmental protection.
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Alexei Ulyukayev was the eleventh Minister of economy in the history of modern Russia. All of his predecessors and their fate after leaving one of the key posts in the government — in the gallery RBC.
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The Bank of Russia, “Gazprom” Corporation “SMEs” and RDIF has not responded to a request to RBC for continued membership of the speaker in the Board of these structures.
That the speaker is detained, it became known on the night of 15 November. According to investigators, Ulyukayev extorted from Rosneft $2 million for a positive conclusion of the transaction on acquisition of government’s stake in Bashneft. The investigative Committee argues that the speaker was caught red-handed when receiving money. On Tuesday evening, President Vladimir Putin fired Ulyukayev Minister of economic development due to loss of confidence.