OREANDA-NEWS Anatoly Chubais, former Special Representative of the President of Russia for Sustainable Development, has resigned at his own request, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said. This was reported in a piece by RIA Novosti.

Peskov noted that the decision to go abroad or not is a personal matter for Chubais.

Anatoly Chubais, a former special envoy of the Russian president for sustainable development, was spotted in Istanbul at an ATM.

Earlier, it was reported that on March 23, Bloomberg, citing sources, reported that Chubais left the post of special envoy of the Russian president and left the country.

On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special operation in Donbass. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Russian troops strike only military facilities in Ukraine, with no threat to civilians. In response, many countries imposed sanctions against Russia.