Sergey Gorkov was appointed the new head of Rosgeology. The previous head of the state holding was dismissed soon after the scandal with his deputy.
Igor Shuvalov began work at the head of VEB with a proposal to cut almost half of the staff of the state corporation. Although the savings will be small. To become an effective development institution, VEB needs to cut costs, experts say.
The former vice-premier of the government of the Russian Federation will be able to head the state "bad debt bank" from May 28. Plus is that now Shuvalov will be able to provide the British authorities with proof of their income, for which he bought expensive real estate in the UK.
The former first deputy prime minister will have to continue clearing old debts.
In 2017, the bank lost more than 287 billion rubles.