Russia's Former Economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina

Russia's Former Economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina

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Elvira Nabiullina, adviser to the President and former economy minister, was born in Ufa, the capital of the republic of Bashkortostan in the southern Urals Mountains, nearly 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) east of Moscow.