German Olaf Langer appointed head coach for Russian women’s basketball teamSport September 20, 16:13
Amur leopard conservation center opens in Russian Far EastSociety & Culture September 20, 16:01
Germany 'takes note' of Trump’s statement on North KoreaWorld September 20, 16:00
Gazprom plans talks on ‘western route’ supplies in China soonBusiness & Economy September 20, 15:59
Russian Emergencies Ministry ready to send rescue workers to quake-stricken MexicoWorld September 20, 15:48
Moldova’s breakaway republic requests observer status at UNWorld September 20, 15:21
No Russian president will let Crimea secede from Russia in future — ex-German chancellorWorld September 20, 15:06
Russia, Algeria discuss possible deliveries of SSJ-100 aircraft and MC-21Business & Economy September 20, 14:52
Kremlin: Support for fictitious 'successor’ in poll shows Russians trust Putin’s HR policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 14:49
MOSCOW, April 17 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has thanked the former finance minister, Alexei Kudrin, for professionalism.
Putin addressed the Finance Ministry’s team with warm words at an enlarged collegiums of the ministry on Tuesday. He recalled that in the period of the favorable economic environment the Reserve Fund and the National Welfare Fund were created.
“For this the Finance Ministry largely takes the credit,” Putin said. “I would like to thank the staff of the ministry and the man who was its chief for many years – Alexei Kudrin – for professionalism, firmness, responsibility and commitment to principles in implementing the selected financial strategy and tactics.”