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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Kudrin Taps New Tax Chief

Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin, who also holds the rank of deputy prime minister, has sent a proposal to the government to appoint UFG Capital Partners president Mikhail Mishustin as the new director of the Federal Tax Service, the ministry said Tuesday.

Mikhail Mokretsov, the current tax chief, has headed the service since 2007 and is moving to a new job, the statement said. Vedomosti reported on its web site that he may join the Defense Ministry. Recently, he headed the Federal Agency for Registering Real Estate and the Federal Agency for the Management of Special Economic Zones. Both were later folded into other state bodies.