The media called. “a favorite of Putin”

Maxim Oreshkin and Vladimir Putin

The influence and the political weight of the Minister of economic development Maxim Oreshkin has increased, it supports Russian President Vladimir Putin. On Friday, August 25, according to Bloomberg.

As the Agency reports, citing three officials familiar with the views of the head of state. “has grown into a favorite of Putin.”

The sides Bloomberg noted that the current head of the Ministry of economic development has more influence than all of his predecessors. In support of this statement, the Agency reminds that it is … revealed details of the first meeting of Russian President with the American leader Donald trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg.

In addition, . preparing a draft of the reforms ahead of the presidential election in 2018, emphasizes Bloomberg.

In late may, the Ministry stated that it had prepared the first version of the plan the country’s economic growth to 2025. This strategy worked 10 working groups that have developed separate areas such as tax policy, export support and other.

Maxim Oreshkin headed the Ministry on 30 November 2016. Prior to the appointment he held the position of Deputy Minister of Finance. Predecessor Oreshkin Alexey Ulyukaev, was detained on 15 November on suspicion of receiving a bribe in the amount of two million dollars.