The FT said the head of VTB in the “Stalin costume” at the party with investors

The FT said the head of VTB in the “Stalin costume” at the party with investors

The head of VTB Andrey Kostin appeared before the participants of the investment forum in Moscow, in the image of Joseph Stalin, learned FT. In the Bank claim that the leadership has put on the costumes, “typical of the 1950-ies”.

About it writes The Financial Times, by publishing the corresponding photo, sent by one of the readers.

Your Halloween costume has nothing on this outfit from Stalin Andrei Kostin, who runs VTB, a top Kremlin bank

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The first Deputy Chairman of VTB Yuri Soloviev appeared in front of investors in the image of Nikita Khrushchev, the publication adds. A welcome banner for guests of the evening was the phrase “Investors of all countries, unite”.

Publication from Vadim L-v (@vadimivailov) Oct 25 2017 1:57 PDT

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At Kostin and Solovyov were the costumes, typical for the era 1950-ies.

As you know, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the revolution. Taking into account this historic date, we stylized a festive event for investors under the 1950-ies. Andrei Kostin and Yury Soloviev was dressed in typical costumes of the time.The press service of VTB

VTB admitted that some of the guests could see the resemblance to famous historical personalities. However, stressed the press service, resemblance, such as the moustache of Stalin, played in costumes was not. “Moreover, the stories themselves and the performances at the gala night was a joke, in the spirit of the era 1950-ies. But, apparently, with a sense of humor all the guests in different ways,” — said in VTB.

Last week, Moscow hosted the IX investment forum “VTB Capital” “Russia calls!”. The event was attended by over 2.5 thousand guests, including over 500 investors from 60 countries.