Forbes: Volozh offered Kudrin five percent of Yandex shares for help in business
MOSCOW, September 23 – RIA Novosti. The founder of “Yandex” Arkady Volozh offered the head of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Alexei Kudrin 5% of the company for help in separating Russian and international affairs, writes. forbes with reference to sources.
“Yandex founder Arkady Volozh offered the head of the Accounts Room, Alexei Kudrin, a 5% stake in Yandex to help the company move and separate assets. A source close to Yandex told Forbes and a close source. A source close to , said that Kudrin has confirmed this and that the Accounts Room will buy a stake in Yandex through options.
The publication also, citing a source, claims that Volozh plans to separate the unmanned vehicles business into a separate legal entity and develop it abroad, the remaining assets of Yandex should remain in Russia, and Kudrin promised help in this matter. the separation he and his shares promised.
RIA Novosti sent requests to Yandex and the Accounts Chamber.
At the end of June, Meduza* published a report, citing a source close to Yandex management, stating that shareholders are considering inviting Kudrin to join the company’s management. Later that day, the Accounts Chamber press service told RIA Novosti that Kudrin was at work, there was no information that he had been invited to Yandex, and that they were not aware of the company’s plans to become Kudrin’s employees.
Two and a half months later, the same publication brought up the issue again, writing about the possibility of Kudrin joining the company’s board of directors. Yandex later declined to comment on the publication, and Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied allegations that Kudrin had asked the head of state to switch from the Accounts Chamber to Yandex.
* Mass media acting as foreign agents