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Sobyanin Hires Sharonov

Andrei Sharonov, 43, managing director of Troika Dialog and a former deputy economic development and trade minister, was appointed deputy Moscow mayor in charge of economic issues, Interfax reported Wednesday, citing a statement by City Hall.

Sharonov’s predecessor, Yury

Roslyak, 56, who has worked in City Hall since 1991, was nominated by Mayor Sergei Sobyanin as Moscow’s representative to the Federation Council, with the City Duma confirming the candidacy Wednesday, the report said.

Sharonov said his main task at the new job would be making the city’s economy more transparent.


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