MOSCOW, November 19. / Tass. Maxim Oreshkin, head of the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) of the Russian Federation, was elected chairman of the Council of the Strategic Research Center (CSR). This was reported to reporters by the head of the Russian Federation Chamber of Accounts, Alexei Kudrin, who before that appointment served as chair of the CSR board.
"Today I resigned my powers as chairman of the council (TSR) – but the council decided to introduce the Ministry of Economic Development to the founders of the CSR and to introduce Maksim Oreshkin, the council minister, and he was also elected chairman of the council," Kudrin said. .
In turn, Oreshkin said that Pavel Kadochnikov would step down as chairman of the CSR, now a new candidate is being selected. "Pavel Kadochnikov has made the decision not to stay too long (at TSRS – TASS approx.), He has new challenges that he will work on. We are now selecting a new president. president is very important, "the minister said.
Speaking about the tasks CSR faces, Oreshkin noted that the center will help find solutions to meet the national goals of the May decree. "If we talk about the future of CSR, it will continue to be an important platform for discussions … As for the strategic objectives, medium-term objectives are related to how our country will develop in the medium term, how it achieves the goals The main thing is to look at how we are moving, "Oreshkin said, noting that the work will be carried out in all major areas.
The Ministry of Economic Development will commission new research and development from CSR, added the head of the Ministry of Economic Development.
The Strategic Research Center was created in 1999 on behalf of Vladimir Putin, who led the government as a platform for developing a development program for the next decade. The work of CSR was led by the current head of Sberbank, German Gref (Minister of Economic Development in 2000-2007), member of the Federation Council, vice-chair of the CSR board Dmitry Mezentsev and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.
After the development of the 2010 Strategy, the goals and objectives of CSR were adjusted – it shifted to sectoral and regional strategies.
In May 2017, CSR presented the Russian development strategy for 2018-2024, developed under the instructions of Russian President Vladimir Putin and under the leadership of Alexei Kudrin.