Condolences following the death of Leonid Abalkin

Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences following the death of outstanding Russian economist Leonid Abalkin.


The message reads, in part:

“Mr Abalkin was one of the figures at the origins of Russia’s transformation to a market economy and did much to establish new economic mechanisms. A scholar known all around the world, Academician Abalkin had deserved influence in the Russian and international academic communities.”

Mr Abalkin was 80 years old.

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