The Russian State Duma will discuss the packet of bills on reforming the electrical energy industry in January 2003. A corresponding decision was made at today's meeting of the Council of the lower house.
According to State Duma Chairman Gennady Seleznyov, a concrete date will be specified at the first meeting of the Duma Council after winter parliamentary vacations. "We have not reached a compromise regarding several government amendments" so far, the Speaker of the lower house stressed.
At the same time, Chairman of the Duma Regulations Committee Oleg Kovalyov, the Yedinstvo (Unity) faction, reported to journalists that a preliminary discussion of the packet was planned for January 22, 2003.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
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It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War