First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov is scheduled to meet with officials of the Ministry of economic development of Russia for the first time after the detention and arrest of the former head of the Ministry Alexei Ulyukayev on suspicion in receiving a bribe, reports TASS with reference to the Deputy Minister Oleg Fomichev.
A blow to the reputation. Would the government resign because of the speaker?
What will be discussed at the meeting, Fomichev refused to tell.
On the night of 15 November TFR opened a criminal case against the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev. The same day Russian President Vladimir Putin freed him from a post in connection with loss of trust.
The consequence considers that on November 14 the speaker has received two million dollars for the Ministry of economic development issued a positive evaluation, which allowed Rosneft to acquire 50% stake of “Bashneft”.
The speaker placed under house arrest until 15 January of the following year.