By choosing Sergei Glazev as his economic adviser, President Vladimir Putin shows that he is ready to take on the new economy of the future. Glazev’s role in the administration will be to coordinate the activities of federal agencies in fostering integration within the Customs Union and the United Economic Space of Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan. As a top Russian executive in both organizations, he has already established closer economic ties between the three states and is hopeful about expanding the integration to other former Soviet republics.
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