Russia’s government will have to pick between adding revenue and bolstering plans to make Moscow a global financial hub as it debates a tax on Eurobond coupon payments, according to Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov.
Bank of America Corp. and Credit Suisse AG are among banks that will advise Russia on creating a global financial center in Moscow, said Alexander Voloshin , head of the government working group overseeing the effort.
Alexander Voloshin , who was ousted as chairman of OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel last week following a disputed board election, will be reinstated at the next meeting of the company’s investors, United Co. Rusal said.
Russian rail cargo operator OAO Freight One may nominate Alexander Voloshin, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, to lead its board of directors, Kommersant said, citing unidentified people.
Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin ’s Interros Holding Co. said it would support Alexander Voloshin ’s return as chairman of OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel should the United Co. Rusal-backed candidate be elected to the board.
Alexander Voloshin, former chief of staff to President Boris Yeltsin, may head the Micex-RTS stock exchange board prior to an initial public offering, RBC Daily reported today, citing people it didn’t identify.
Alexander Voloshin, a former chief of staff to Rusian Presidents Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin, questioned the validity of the vote which overthrew him as chairman of OAO Norilsk Nickel, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a letter he wrote.
A top government official reaps millions in profits with the help of the nation's wealthiest businessmen. That definitely sounds illegal. So when the international media last week reported such dealings by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, one might have expected a public outcry.