Key Duma committees back three for CBR board

RUSSIA - The Duma Banking and Budget Committees supported Wednesday the candidacies of Oleg Vyugin, Andrei Kozlov and Nadezha Ivanova for the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) Board of Directors.

CBR Chairman Sergei Ignatyev nominated Vyugin, Kozlov and Ivanova to the board, with the consent of President Vladimir Putin.

On Wednesday, Ignatyev appointed Vyugin and Kozlov as first deputy CBR chairmen. Their candidacies as CBR board members have yet to be approved by the Duma.

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