Russian climate envoy reportedly quits, would be 'highest-level official' to split with Kremlin over Ukraine war

Putin and Chubais.
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Russian climate envoy Anatoly Chubais has resigned from his post at the Kremlin and left the country out of opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin's attack on Ukraine, Bloomberg reports Wednesday, per people familiar with the situation.

According to The New York Times, Russian state news agency TASS has reported that Chubais only stepped down from his role, not left the country. But per The Moscow Times, sources close to him have told the media that the now-former official is in Turkey.

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