Official visit of the Secretary-General to the Russian Federation (Moscow, 25-26 April 2011)


During his official visit to the Russian Federation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría met in Moscow with:

  • Mr. Dimitri Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister
  • Mr. Alexei Leonidovich Kudrin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
  • Ms. Elvira Nabiullina, Minister of Economic Development
  • Mr. Yuri Trutnev, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Mr. Alexander Konovalov, Minister of Justice
  • Mr. Andrei Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister

The main themes of the discussions were Russia as a candidate country for accession to the OECD, the Russian economic situation and the challenges ahead.


The Secretary-General also gave a speech at the Higher School of Economics on Russia and the OECD: working together for a stronger world economy.

President Dimitri Medvedev and Angel Gurría  during their meeting, 25 April 2011, Moscow, Russian Federation (Photo: Presidential Press and Information Office)

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