Oleg Saraev, the general director of Rosenergoatom, the Russian state nuclear energy company, does not exclude the possibility of privatizing nuclear power stations. He was speaking yesterday at the 'Russian Energy Sector' conference in St. Petersburg.
'Until recently, the word 'privatization' was taboo in the nuclear energy sector, although today there are proposals to privatize several nuclear power stations and even to sell off 100% of the government's stake in Rosenergoatom,' said Saraev. However, he did not specify the concrete dates or conditions for such a sale.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
When the bill was submitted to Congress on August 2, the reason for imposing the new sanctions on Russia was based on Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election in 2016, but then something clicked