The RAO UES board of directors is not going to consider using cash as legal tender at auctions for the so-called wholesale electricity generating companies, at the board's next meeting on October 31, Russian Senior Deputy Economy Minister Andrey Sharonov told journalists today. He added that this issue would be discussed before the end of this year however.
According to earlier reports, under the RAO UES reforming strategy, RAO UES shares shall be the only legal tender at auctions for selling RAO UES' facilities. A month ago, Economy Minister German Gref argued for changing this scheme in order to let foreign investors in as well as to avoid the emergence of energy monopolies in regions.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said