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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Kudrin's New Deputy

Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov appointed Dmitry Pankin as deputy finance minister to take over the responsibilities of jailed Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak, the government press service said Thursday.

Pankin, who is currently in Davos with Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin, previously was the director of the ministry's international financial relations, state debt and assets department, the ministry said in a statement.