The probability of the adoption of the packet of bills on the electricalenergy industry by the State Duma is below 50 percent, chairman of the Dumacoordination board of the four centrist factions Oleg Morozov stated tojournalists. "Both opponents and supporters say that after the trilateralconciliation commission had amended them, these bills became worse",Morozov pointed out. According to him, the major goal of the bills has notbeen coordinated so far; "it is not clear whether they will be aimed atreducing costs and increasing tariffs or just at attracting investments".One will be able to make a decision on this matter only after the goals ofthese bills have been specified, the deputy stressed..
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya