Russian Finance Minister Kudrin's resignation accepted

September 26, 2011 19:31

DIMITROVGRAD - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accepted Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin's resignation on Monday after the veteran finance minister and deputy prime minister refused to work in a government that Medvedev is expected to lead.

"I have resigned. My resignation was accepted," Kudrin told Reuters. Medvedev's spokeswoman said the president had signed Kudrin's resignation papers.

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