Today President Putin is to meet with big business at the Catherine Hall of the Kremlin. It was reported by the press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, this event is a tradition.
As it became known, the main participants of the meeting are the owners of large companies. The dinner is expected to be attended by a lot of people, last year 90 people came to the meeting with Putin. It is specified that there will be no representatives of state-owned companies.
This year, among the invitees there are Board Chairman of "Mechel" Igor Zyuzin, CEO of "Norilsk Nickel" Vladimir Potanin, co-owner of UC Rusal, Oleg Deripaska, President of the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) Iskander Makhmudov, owner of "ONEKSIM" Mikhail Prokhorov, co-owner of "Renova" Viktor Vekselberg, President of "LUKoil" Vagit Alekperov, Board Chairman of NLMK Vladimir Lisin, President of "Transmashholding" Andrei Bokarev, CEO of UMMC Andrey Kozitsin, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of "Alfa-Group" Mikhail Fridman, President of "Alltech" Dmitry Bosov, General Director of "Aeroflot" Vitaly Saveliev.
Among the guests there are "friends of Putin" Gennady Timchenko and Arkady Rotenberg.
Previously, it was reported that President Putin will have to lose to Ukraine in order to pull Russia out of the abyss.