Putin taps aide to head Russias Central Bank

Tuesday 12th March, 2013

Russia President Vladimir Putin said he is going to propose his aide Elvira Nabiullina to the post of chairman of Central Bank of Russia. If elected, Nabiullina will become the first woman to take over a Group of Eight monetary authority. President Putin underlined Nabiullina has vast experience of working in financial sector. The comments came while his meeting with current head of Central Bank, Sergey Ignatyev, 65, who’s third and final term ends June 24.Elvira Nabiullina, 49, served as country’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Russia under since September, 2007 before be…

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