Putin envoy Chubais quits post


A veteran Russian economic reformer turned envoy for President Putin, Anatoly Chubais, has resigned from his role.

Tasked with working with international organisations on sustainable development, he is the highest-profile official to step down since the war in Ukraine began.

Chubais quit because of the conflict in Ukraine, Bloomberg and Reuters cited sources close to him as saying.

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He has left Russia and has no intention of returning, a source told Reuters.

He has decades of high-level political and business experience in Russia, and is seen as the main architect of Russian privatisation in the 1990s under former President Boris Yeltsin.

He recommended Mr Putin, an ex-KGB officer, for his first job in the Kremlin.

Chubais later become head of the Russian nanotechnology company Rusnano, until he was appointed to the envoy post in 2020.

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