Rus News Journal

To head MERT the Prime minister has confirmed new assistants

- the minister of the Russian Federation Victor Zubkov has appointed Stanislav Voskresensky and Andrey Klepacha deputy ministers of economic development and trade of the Russian Federation. As have informed journalists in a press - the government service, corresponding orders are signed on February, 19th.
S.Voskresensky worked till now as the deputy chief of expert management of the president of the Russian Federation, A.Klepach - the director of department of macroeconomic forecasting MERT.
it is possible that new appointments in MERT confirm the conversations which have appeared in the market on government intention to begin its re-structuring.
we will remind that in the beginning of February there were hearings about leaving from the ministry of heads of variety of heads of departments. Then the version expressed transformation MERT in new governmental agency on foreign trade and with transfer of a part of functions to the Ministry of Finance.
For the first time hearings about possible association MERT and the Ministry of Finance have appeared in September 2007. After leaving of the head of Ministry of economic development and trade Herman Gref for work in the Savings Bank . Behind it the ministry have left a number of key employees. Transfer of some G.Gref`s large-scale projects, to other financial departments became other display of this tendency.
in that case, experts believe, E.Nabiullina can return to Council about realisation of priority national projects and the demographic policy at the president which advisory council she headed earlier.