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Prokhorov Off Commission

President Dmitry Medvedev removed Mikhail Prokhorov, Leonid Reiman and Nikolai Fyodorov from the Kremlin commission on modernizing the economy.

They will be replaced with billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, Kaspersky Lab co-founder Natalya Kaspersky and two other officials, the Kremlin said in an e-mailed statement Sunday.

Earlier, Prokhorov's press service said he was not invited to attend a Sept. 26 commission meeting in the Ulyanovsk region.

(Bloomberg)

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