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Former Russian finance minister Kudrin announces departure from Audit Chamber

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin said he is leaving his role as head of Russia's Audit Chamber, the country's public spending watchdog, paving the way for a possible move to technology company Yandex (YNDX).

In a statement posted on his Telegram channel, Kudrin said: "I have spent about 25 years in the public sector. Now I would like to focus on large projects that are related to the development of private initiatives ... therefore, I am leaving the post of Chairman of the Audit Chamber." (Reporting by Reuters)

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