Anatoly Chubais, a senior advisor to Russian President, Vladimir Putin has quit his job as a Kremlin envoy to international organizations.
“Chubais has resigned at his own request,” Kremlin spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov said, NAN reports.
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Chubais’ resignation was reportedly linked to Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine, but Peskov insisted that it was a “personal” decision.
It was reported that the 66-year-old Moscow insider was leaving Russia for Turkey.
Chubais took office as a special representative to international organizations back in December 2020.
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Decades earlier, under the regime of former president Boris Yeltsin, Chubais was an architect of Russia’s post-Soviet transition to a market economy.
The war between Ukraine and Russia began in February and many casualties have already been recorded.
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