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CHEREMUSHKI SETTLEMENT (Khakassia), December 19 (Itar-Tass) —— Leaders of some major energy companies of Russia are involved in offshore money laundering and in use of corruption schemes with use of front organisations, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told a meeting of the governmental commission on electric energy development on Monday.
Russia’s Energy Ministry has information about such activities of management of FSK UES, RusHydro, TGK-6 and other regional energy companies, Putin said.
He called for returning Russian assets from offshore zones – this task will be a priority for the government.
“We should put an end to the offshore heritage,” he said. “Returning of the national economy, its strategic sectors from offshore money is our priority task for near future,” Putin said.