The Central Bank asked to lower information activity Glazyev

the Central Bank has sent the Ministry a letter in which asked to reduce the information of the Minister of the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC), a former adviser to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Sergei Glazyev, reports “Interfax”.

last week he presented a report on stabilization measures on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. In particular, Glazyev proposed to introduce a tax on currency exchange in the countries of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU), including in Russia.

After the report of the controller and addressed the Ministry with a letter in which he criticized the statement of Glazyev. The Central Bank has indicated that his words contain “a number of inaccuracies and distortions, and carries reputational risks for joint government and Bank of Russia”. CB proposed economic development “to consider the feasibility study of optimization of communication activities Glazyev” as a member of the EEC Board from Russia.

eyes joined ECE last fall. Sources in the presidential administration claimed that the reason for the change activities was his disagreement with the policy of the government Dmitry Medvedev, who resigned in mid-January.

Among other proposals Glazyev in previous years — to fix the exchange rate “reasonable” in the long term with the help of currency interventions and to freeze prices in the shops. The current Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin does not exclude that in the conditions of crisis freezing the prices of products possible.