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The authorities of Russia in 2000-ies was carried out a surgical operation for the removal of the oligarchs from the government. This opinion was expressed by the head of Sberbank German Gref, his words leads TASS.
He recalled the period when, according to him, the oligarchs was much stronger than that of the government. “And since the beginning of 2000-ies, with the advent of Putin’s team, in my opinion, has done much surgical work is their removal from power,” — said Gref stressed that I would not like to live in a country where the oligarchs call the shots.
The head of Sberbank added that “the state should mind his own business, and entrepreneurs — for his”.
In April 2018, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov declared that in the country there are no oligarchs. “Long gone are the days when Russia was the oligarchs, in Russia there are no oligarchs”, — he said.
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