Alexei Kudrin, Head of Committee of Civil Initiatives and Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Saint Petersburg State University:

April 18, 2013

 

“Russia will shake off its dependency on oil, without question, thanks to the role which will be played by new goods and sources of energy as well as new possibilities which Russia will take advantage of. And of course by a series of reforms aimed at the political system, system of institutions, and the economy—all of which will create new possibilities for business.”