Dvorkovich lost main job

While several federations are demanding his removal from the FIDE Presidency, Putin’s party United Russia demanded his removal as chairman of Skolkovo Foundation that runs Russia’s main IT campus and incubator after Arkady Dvorkovich spoke out against the war and in sympathy of the Ukrainian population. As the Kremlin’s chief economic advisor he was a main driver of Skolkovo and headed it since leaving the government in 2018. The 49-year-old duely stepped down and, according to the agency Interfax, will focus on educational projects and FIDE.